Hi Adam, (Michael wrote this to me, but it is really for everyone here!) I have been suffering with UC since the mid 90’s. I receive your e-mail updates and follow you on Facebook. Now I am looking for some help. I have been on a lot of medication over the years that both helped with flare ups and keep my UC in remission. In… Read More »Needing Help Getting a UC Medication Approved by Insurance – Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)
Unlike biologics, which target extracellular molecules such as pro-inflammatory cytokines, tofacitinib targets the intracellular signaling pathways that operate as hubs in the inflammatory cytokine network. It’s goal is to reduce the inflammatory response much like several other medications that are currently FDA approved.