Drug Class: DMARDs
Brand Names: Rinvoq
15 mg tablet (extended release) once a day
Potential Side Effects
The most common side effects are upper respiratory tract infections, nausea, cough and pyrexia (raised body temperature).
Swallow whole. Do not cut, chew, crush, divide or dissolve.
Blood test are required before and during treatment.
Increased risk of serious viral, invasive fungal and bacterial infections (such as tuberculosis), malignancies (including lymphoma), thrombosis (including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) and herpes zoster (shingles). Do not use if pregnant (or planning to become pregnant) or breastfeeding. Do not get live, attenuated vaccines while on this medication.
LAST UPDATED: 08/21/2019