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Ruxolitinib

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, or liver failure
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure), or if you are on dialysis
  • An infection of any kind
  • Low blood cell counts, including low platelets, white blood cells, or red blood cells (anemia)
  • Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Ruxolitinib to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Ruxolitinib

The dose of ruxolitinib your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on the following factors:
 
  • Your platelet (a type of blood cell) count
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are taking.
 
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Ruxolitinib Dosage for more information.)
 
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