Rinvoq Reviews: Rinvoq is a brand-name medicine used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is used in adults in the following situations: unless your methotrexate RA has responded well (Otrexup, Rasuvo, Trexall), if you had to avoid taking methotrexate due to harmful side effects. Rinvoq is an anti-rheumatic medication that alters the course of the disease (DMARD).
It is in a family of drugs called inhibitors for Janus kinase (JAK). Around two cancer patients had Rinvoq in clinical trials compared to methotrexate: of every 100 people who took Rinvoq for one year. Less than one person had cancer from every 100 people who had methotrexate for 1 year.
RINVOQ is an immune system-affected drug. RINVOQ can reduce your immune system’s ability to combat infection. Some people have been infected with extreme RINVOQ infections, including TB, and bacterial, fungal, or viral infections that can spread across the body.