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Product description written by Dr. Ami Patel, PharmD (May 6, 2020)

What is Rinvoq?

Rinvoq (generic name Upadacitinib) is a rheumatoid arthritis medicine used to help adults with moderate or severe arthritis who have already tried methotrexate. It is a JAK (Janus Kinase) inhibitor. In rheumatoid arthritis, your immune system attacks your joints. This can cause painful swelling and stiffness. Rinvoq stops the immune signals inside your body that trigger swelling, pain or stiffness.

Conditions treated by Rinvoq

Rinvoq is used by adults over age 18 with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis for whom methotrexate did not work well, or could not tolerate methotrexate. People with rheumatoid arthritis have an overactive immune system which attacks different joints in the body. When the immune system attacks, it causes inflammation (redness, pain, swelling, and stiffness). People with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis may experience several hours of morning pain and stiffness, and have trouble getting out of bed. The arthritis may affect ten or more joints in the body. By stopping JAK, Rinvoq can slow down your immune system and prevent painful arthritis flares.

What are Rinvoq side effects?

Common Rinvoq side effects include:

  • Fever
  • Cough or cold
  • Sinus infection
  • Nausea or feeling sick to your stomach

Rare, but serious side effects include:

  • Serious infections including, but not limited to TB (tuberculosis), fungal infections, and shingles (herpes zoster). Call your doctor right away if you notice signs of infection such as: unusual tiredness, muscle aches, cough, weight loss, pain or burning when you pee, fever, diarrhea, sweating, chills, or unusual skin sores.
  • Cancer - By slowing your immune system, Rinvoq may increase your risk of blood cancers (like lymphoma) or skin cancers.
  • Blood clots in your legs, lungs, or arteries - Call your doctor if you develop swelling, pain, or tenderness in your leg, shortness of breath, or sudden chest pain.
  • Tears in your gut (stomach or intestines) - Tell your doctor if you have a fever and abdominal (stomach-area) pain that lingers, or if there's a change in your stools.
  • Changes in your blood tests (low white blood cells, low red blood cells, high cholesterol, or high liver enzymes) - Your doctor will perform routine blood tests to make sure Rinvoq is not causing problems.

What you should know before using Rinvoq.

Rinvoq is not for pregnant or nursing women. Do not take Rinvoq if you're planning to become pregnant, or planning to breastfeed. It is not known if Rinvoq is safe to use in children under age 18.

Do not use Rinvoq if you have an infection. Rinvoq is not safe to use if you're getting a live vaccine (shot). Let your doctor know if you have had any of the following before taking Rinvoq:

  • Liver problems (including hepatitis B or C)

  • Low red blood cells or white blood cells

  • Any history of cancer

  • Diabetes

  • Chronic lung disease

  • Weak immune system

  • HIV

  • Shingles

  • History of blood clots or heart problems

  • Diverticulitis or stomach ulcers

  • Have trouble swallowing tablets

Tell your doctor about any medicine (prescription or over-the counter vitamins or supplements) you are currently using, because it can interfere with Rinvoq. Especially let your doctor know if you take phenytoin for seizures, rifampicin for infection, azathioprine or cyclosporine for arthritis, antibacterial drugs like clarithromycin, or antifungals such as ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole, or posaconazole.

Rinvoq should be used only as prescribed by your doctor. It's usually taken once daily with or without food. It must be swallowed whole with water and taken around the same time each day. Do not crush, chew, split or break the tablets.

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  • Where can I buy Rinvoq?

    You can buy Rinvoq online through a mail-order pharmacy such as to help manage costs and increase convenience.

  • How long does it take for Rinvoq to work?

    The length of time it takes for Rinvoq to work varies based on dose, liver function, and severity of the arthritis. If used daily as directed by the doctor, most people will notice less pain and stiffness around 2 weeks after starting Rinvoq, but it takes about 3 months of regular use before it becomes fully effective.

  • What is the difference between Rinvoq and Xeljanz?

    Both Rinvoq and Xeljanz are rheumatoid arthritis medications, however when you compare Rinvoq vs. Xeljanz, it’s important to consider other medical conditions because Xeljanz is approved to treat psoriatic arthritis and ulcerative colitis, as well as rheumatoid arthritis.

  • The information provided on the website is intended to facilitate awareness about healthcare products and medical conditions generally but it is not a substitute for professional medical attention or advice. You should always speak with a qualified healthcare practitioner before taking any prescription or non-prescription drug.