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Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness Side Effects

Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness Side Effect Reports


The following Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Xeljanz or it might take time to develop.



Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Back Pain, Gait Disturbance

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 76-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day), which was started on 201312. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Back Pain
  • Gait Disturbance
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Pain In Extremity, Back Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Fatigue

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness Xeljanz side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Jan 23, 2014. A Female , 85 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Fatigue
. Xeljanz dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 60-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5 Mg, 2x/day (5mg 1 Pill), start time: NS), combined with:
  • Cardizem (Unk)
  • B12-vitamin (Unk)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (Unk)
  • Cymbalta (Unk)
  • Effient (Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Guaifenesin/hydrocodone Bitartrate (Unk)
  • Hyzaar (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Musculoskeletal Stiffness.

Musculoskeletal Stiffness

A 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: rheumatoid arthritis started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on 201309. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aleve (Unk)
  • Prednisone (Unk)
  • Methotrexate (Unk)
  • Atenolol (Unk)
  • Nexium (Unk)
  • Folic Acid (Unk)
  • Nytol (Unk)
  • Ecotrin (Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness.
Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Pain, Oedema Peripheral, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Dec 12, 2013. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, pain, oedema peripheral, musculoskeletal stiffness Additional patient health information: Female , 61 years of age, weighting 165.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Myalgia, Blood Cholesterol Increased

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 51-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting 201308. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Myalgia
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (Unk)
  • Tramadol (Unk)
  • Vitamin C (Unk)
  • Vitamin D (Unk)
  • Nabumetone (Unk)
Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness, may still occur.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Fatigue, Joint Swelling, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Nov 12, 2013 by a Female taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 1x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 57 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: rheumatoid arthritis, activities of daily living impaired, fatigue, joint swelling, musculoskeletal stiffness. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Methotrexate Sodium (Unk)
  • Prednisone (Unk)
  • Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate (Unk)
Anaemia, Hypothyroidism, Arthralgia, Soft Tissue Disorder, Spinal Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On Aug 09, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Fluoxetine (40 Mg, Daily)
  • Fluoxetine (20 Mg, 3x/day)
  • Levothyroxine (100 Ug, Daily)
  • Levothyroxine (125 Ug, 1x/day)
  • Advair (Unk)
  • Pro-air (Unk)
  • Lumigan (0.01% One Gtt Each Eye At Night)
  • Azopt (1 Gtt, 2x/day (one Drop In Left Eye Twice A Day))
When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Anaemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Arthralgia
  • Soft Tissue Disorder
  • Spinal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Migraine, Pain In Extremity, Musculoskeletal Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis,migraine,thyroid disorder and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting 201308. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Fiorinal
  • Synthroid (100 Ug, 1x/day)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Migraine
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Musculoskeletal Stiffness and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Joint Swelling, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect was reported by a physician from US on Oct 15, 2013. A female patient from US , 48 years of age, was treated with Xeljanz. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Xeljanz side effects: pain, musculoskeletal stiffness, joint swelling, activities of daily living impaired. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day.
Associated medications used:
  • Omeprazole (40 Mg, Unk,delayed Release Capsule)
  • Methotrexate Sodium (2.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Remicade (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Prednisone (5 Mg, Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Nocturia, Urinary Hesitation, Influenza Like Illness, Fatigue, Dyspnoea, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Arthralgia

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 55-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis,ankylosing spondylitis. The patient was prescribed Xeljanz (dosage: 5mg (1 Table) Twice Daily), which was started on 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Xeljanz the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Nocturia
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Influenza Like Illness
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnoea
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Arthralgia
These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.
Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness Xeljanz side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Sep 12, 2013. A Female , 51 years of age, weighting 248.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Methotrexate (2.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Nabumetone (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Metformin (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Metoprolol (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Phentermine (30 Mg, Unk)
  • Losartan Pot (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Vitamin D (400 Iu, Unk)
Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Local Swelling, Joint Swelling, Blood Pressure Increased

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 59-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, who was treated with Xeljanz (dosage:5 Mg, 2x/day, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Methotrexate (2.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Prednisone (1 Mg, Unk)
  • Vitamin B3 (nicotinic Acid Amide) (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Loratadine (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Fluticasone (50 Ug, Unk)
  • Fish Oil (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Local Swelling
  • Joint Swelling
  • Blood Pressure Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Xeljanz treatment in female patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, resulting in Musculoskeletal Stiffness.
Fall, Ecchymosis, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pain

A 60-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Xeljanz treatment (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) on NS. Soon after starting Xeljanz treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Fall
  • Ecchymosis
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Pain
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Xeljanz side effects, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness.
Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Swelling, Arthralgia, Back Pain, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Xeljanz on Aug 06, 2013. After Xeljanz was administered, patient encountered several Xeljanz side effects: musculoskeletal stiffness, swelling, arthralgia, back pain, activities of daily living impaired Additional patient health information: Female , 71 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg (1 Tablet), 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Hydrocodone-acetaminophen (5 Mg/325 Mg Tablet (1 Tablet),q6h Prn,30 Days, For A Total Of 100 And End On 06aug2013)
  • Mobic (15 Mg)
  • Diclofenac Sodium (75 Mg (1 Tablet), 2x/day,5 Refills, For A Total Of 60)
  • Oxaprozin (600 Mg (1 Tablet), 2x/day,90 Days, 3 Refills, For A Total Of 180 And End On 26feb2014)
  • Leflunomide (20 Mg (1 Tablet), 1x/day,5 Refills, For A Total Of 30)
  • Leflunomide (20 Mg (1 Tablet), 1x/day,5 Refills, For A Total Of 30)
Musculoskeletal Stiffness

This report suggests a potential Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 57-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis and used Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting Apr 15, 2013. Soon after starting Xeljanz the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Xeljanz demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness, may still occur.
Local Swelling, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Anxiety

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Aug 22, 2013 by a male taking Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 47 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: local swelling, musculoskeletal stiffness, anxiety. Additional medications/treatments:
Fatigue, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 62-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): rheumatoid arthritis.On NS a consumer started treatment with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Cymbalta (60 Mg)
  • Centrum Silver (Unk)
  • Meloxicam (7.5 Mg)
  • Methotrexate (2.5 Mg)
  • Prednisone (5 Mg)
  • Neurontin (300 Mg)
  • Vicodin (Hydrocodone Bitartrate 5 Mg- Paracetamol-500mg)
  • Pravastatin (10 Mg)
When commencing Xeljanz, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Fatigue
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Musculoskeletal Stiffness, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Pain

This is a Xeljanz side effect report of a 54-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: rheumatoid arthritis and was treated with Xeljanz (dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day) starting Dec 27, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Pain
This opens a possibility that Xeljanz could cause Musculoskeletal Stiffness and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Fall, Pelvic Fracture, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Movement Disorder

This Musculoskeletal Stiffness side effect was reported by a physician from US on Dec 09, 2013. A female patient from US , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Xeljanz. Patient felt the following Xeljanz side effects: fall, pelvic fracture, musculoskeletal stiffness, movement disorder. Xeljanz dosage: 5 Mg, 2x/day. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Xeljanz.

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Xeljanz Musculoskeletal Stiffness Causes and Reviews


If you feel pain and stiffness in your body or have trouble moving around, you might have arthritis. Most kinds of arthritis cause pain and swelling in your joints. Joints are places where two bones meet, such as your elbow or knee. Over time, a swollen joint can become severely damaged. Some kinds of arthritis can also cause problems in your organs, such as your eyes or skin.

Types of arthritis include

  • Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It's often related to aging or to an injury.
  • Autoimmune arthritis happens when your body's immune system attacks healthy cells in your body by mistake. Rheumatoid arthritis is the most common form of this kind of arthritis.
  • Juvenile arthritis is a type of arthritis that happens in children.
  • Infectious arthritis is an infection that has spread from another part of the body to the joint.
  • Psoriatic arthritis affects people with psoriasis.
  • Gout is a painful type of arthritis that happens when too much uric acid builds up in the body. It often starts in the big toe.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


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