|Strength / Dose||4 mg|
Olumiant 4mg Tablet is a Janus kinase inhibitor 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.
Olumiant 4mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another drug. The tablets can be taken with or without food, but 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.
The most common side effects of Olumiant 4mg Tablet include throat and nose infections, nausea, and viral infection. You may also get cold sores, feeling of sickness, or have symptoms of a cold like stuffy nose, sneezing, and sore throat. There are other less common side effects, some of them serious, including blood clots and tears in the stomach or intestine wall. These need urgent medical attention. If you have concerns regarding side effects, talk to your doctor.
You may need blood tests before you are given this medicine and you should not start taking it if you have any kind of infection. Make sure you talk to your doctor before starting treatment if you have or have ever had, tuberculosis, shingles, kidney or liver disease, hepatitis B or C, or blood clots in your legs or lungs. Olumiant 4mg Tablet can make you more likely to get infections or may worsen any current infections so avoid contact with people who have things you might catch (e.g., chickenpox, measles or flu). This medicine is not suitable for children under 18 years old and you should not use it if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, unless your doctor feels the benefit is greater than the risk. Your doctor may need to examine you on a regular basis.