Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) are medications manufactured by Pfizer and approved for treatment of adults with the following conditions:
Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR belong to a class of drugs called Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors, which can decrease activity in the immune system. (2) Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR are tablets taken orally.
We are now accepting lawsuits on behalf of patients who experienced a venous thromboembolic event (VTE) such as a PE (a blood clot in the lungs) or a DVT (a blood clot in the deep veins of the body, usually the legs) after taking Xeljanz or Xeljanz XR for rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis, or for colitis.
DVTs and PEs can be dangerous, and even fatal. The labels for these medications do not presently warn of this risk. (3)
If you or a loved one suffered from a blood clot after taking any dose of Xeljanz or Xeljanz XR for ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, or psoriatic arthritis, please reach out today for a free consultation.
We can help you explore your legal options. You may be able to seek compensation for your injuries, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has experienced the side effects of Xeljanz, there is an opportunity to collect compensation for damages. Contact The Law Offices of Bobby Garcia for a free, confidential case evaluation. We’re here to help you get what you deserve.