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XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) Prescribing Information and Maxtrex (methotrexate) Prescribing Information. Adverse event reporting can be found at the bottom of the page.
 
 Tofacitinib should only be used if no suitable treatment alternatives are available in patients:

  • 65 years of age and older;
  • patients with history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease or other cardiovascular risk factors (such as current or past long-time smokers);
  • patients with malignancy risk factors (e.g. current malignancy or history of malignancy)

 These risks are considered class effects and relevant across all approved indications of JAKi in inflammatory and dermatologic diseases.

Expert opinion:
Professor Patrick Kiely


Biography
Professor Kiely is a general rheumatologist and runs specialist clinics in difficult to manage rheumatoid arthritis, idiopathic inflammatory myositis, vasculitis and interstitial lung disease associated with rheumatic diseases. He also runs the only UK national clinic for people with haemochromatosis arthropathy.  

He was a member of the NICE guideline development group for rheumatoid arthritis in 2008–09, and Quality Standards group 2011–12. He has served on several British Society for Rheumatology committees and was Associate editor for Rheumatology 2017-2019. Currently he is convenor of the eular task force to develop classification criteria for haemochromatosis arthropathy, a member of the eular task force on biopharmaceutical monitoring in inflammatory arthritis and the BSR guideline development group for management of idiopathic inflammatory myositis.

His research interests are in the fields of outcomes and optimisation of therapies for inflammatory arthritis, especially biologic and JAK inhibitors, myositis and haemochromatosis arthropathy. He lectures widely in the UK and overseas on his areas of specialist interest and since 2008 has organised tri-annual educational meetings for consultant rheumatologists in London (South), Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

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Professor Patrick Kiely

Professor Patrick DW Kiely, PhD, FRCP, is a Consultant Rheumatologist at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Practice in Clinical Rheumatology at St George’s, University of London. He qualified in medicine from the Middlesex and University College Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 1988, attained a PhD degree from Cambridge University in 1996 and has been consultant at St George’s since 1999.

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