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Tofashine 5mg Tablet

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Tofacitinib (5mg)

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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Tofashine 5mg Tablet


Tofashine 5mg Tablet is used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. It helps decrease pain, tenderness, and swelling in the joints by reducing inflammation. It also helps slow the progression of bone and joint damage.

Tofashine 5mg Tablet may be prescribed by itself or in combination with another medicine. The tablets can be taken with or without food and it is best to take them at the same time each day. Your dose will depend on your condition and what other medicines you are taking. You should use it as your doctor tells you to. Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to because your condition could get worse


Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tofashine 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Directions For Use:

  • Tofashine 5mg Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, that did not improve with other anti-rheumatic drugs.
  • It may take take 3 to 6 months to feel the maximum effect of this medication. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your liver function, kidney function, blood counts, or cholesterol levels.

Side Effects:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tofashine

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

Warning & Precautions:

  • You already are taking medicines for any kind of infection or have infections that keep coming back.
  • You have any condition that increases your chance of infection (diabetes, weak immune system).
  • You have or have a history of tuberculosis or have been in close contact with someone with tuberculosis.
  • You have any kind of lung disease, liver disease, kidney disease, or heart disease (high blood pressure, high cholesterol).
  • You have or had hepatitis B or hepatitis C (viruses that affect the liver).
  • You are older than 65 years.


Q. Can I take Tofashine 5mg Tablet if I have liver problems?
Inform your doctor if you have liver problems, before starting Tofashine 5mg Tablet. This is done because in some cases Tofashine 5mg Tablet may cause an increase in liver enzymes. Therefore, your liver function needs to be investigated before starting Tofashine 5mg Tablet. Although, Tofashine 5mg Tablet can be given to patients with mild to moderate liver function impairment, but should not be prescribed to patients with severe liver impairment.

Q. Can Tofashine 5mg Tablet cause cancer?
Tofashine 5mg Tablet may increase the chances of developing the risk of certain cancers (lymphoma and other cancers including skin cancers) by affecting the working of the immune system. Hence, inform your doctor if you ever had or have any type of cancer.

Q. What is Tofashine 5mg Tablet used for?
Tofashine 5mg Tablet is approved for use in people with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. It is an inflammatory disease of the joints. It is used if previous therapy did not work well or did not suit the patient. However, it can also be used earlier in treatment if the person does not respond well to the prescribed drugs. It can be used alone or together with some other medicines, such as methotrexate.


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