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Human Studies, Pharmacology/Drug Development

2021 Dec 06

Rheumatol Ther

Clinical Management of Herpes Zoster in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis or Psoriatic Arthritis Receiving Tofacitinib Treatment.


Winthrop KL, Curtis JR, Yamaoka K, Lee E B, Hirose T, Rivas JL, Kwok K, Burmester GR
Rheumatol Ther. 2021 Dec 06.
PMID: 34870800.


Risk of herpes zoster (HZ) is increased with Janus kinase inhibitor use. We evaluated clinical study data relating to HZ management in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) receiving tofacitinib.