JAKAFI
  • JAKAFI

  • QTY 60 • 5 MG • Tablet • Near 77381

RUXOLITINIB (RUX oh LI ti nib) is a medicine that targets proteins in cells and stops them from growing. It is used to treat myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera, and graft-versus-host disease.

JAKAFI Lifestyle Interactions

Ruxolitinib 5mg, Oral tablet

Grapefruit juice

· Severity: Major

· Notes for Consumers: Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit or grapefruit-containing foods while taking Ruxolitinib. Side effects from Ruxolitinib may get worse. Contact your prescriber immediately if you experience any new or unusual side effects.

· Notes for Professionals: Advise patients to avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice during ruxolitinib treatment due to the risk of increased ruxolitinib exposure and adverse reactions. Ruxolitinib is a CYP3A substrate and grapefruit juice is a strong CYP3A inhibitor.

<b>DISCLAIMER:</b><em> This drug information content is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Patients should always consult their physician with any questions regarding a medical condition and to obtain medical advice and treatment. Drug information is sourced from GSDD (Gold Standard Drug Database ) provided by Elsevier.</em>

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