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What is XELJANZ?

XELJANZ (tofacitinib) is a prescription medicine called a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor used to treat:

  • Adults with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis when medicines called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers did not work well or cannot be tolerated

It is not known if XELJANZ is safe and effective in children or in people with Hepatitis B or C.

XELJANZ is not recommended for people with severe liver problems.

Learn About Savings Options

If you have been prescribed XELJANZ and you are running into financial challenges, Pfizer has programs in place that may be able to help. See below for details.

If you have commercial insurance, you may qualify for a Co-Pay Savings Card. See limits, terms, and conditions. If your pharmacy does not accept the Co-Pay Savings Card, a rebate form is available. Eligibility is not based on income.

If you have government insurance, such as Medicare Part D, and you need financial assistance, we can also evaluate your eligibility for the Pfizer Patient Assistance Program*. If you are eligible, we will provide XELJANZ at no cost to you. See limits, terms, and conditions.

If you have no insurance and need financial assistance, we will evaluate your eligibility for the Pfizer Patient Assistance Program. If you are eligible we will provide you XELJANZ at no cost to you. See limits, terms, and conditions.

To speak with someone at XELSOURCE about your insurance coverage and medication costs for XELJANZ, call 1-844-935-5269 and say "Representative." *The Pfizer Patient Assistance Program is a joint program of Pfizer Inc. and the Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation. The Pfizer Patient Assistance Foundation is a separate legal entity from
Pfizer Inc. with distinct legal restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are new to XELJANZ, your healthcare provider can request, or provide to you during your appointment, a 30-day trial prescription. Terms and conditions/eligibility requirements apply.

If you are eligible for the Co-Pay Savings Card, but your pharmacy does not accept it, a rebate form is available to reimburse you for the co-pay amount. Instructions on how to redeem are included on the form. Terms and conditions/eligibility requirements apply.

Health plans can change—so can your health insurance and prescription benefits. Once your new plan begins, XELSOURCE may help by contacting your insurance company on your behalf to understand your insurance benefits for XELJANZ, including what your out-of-pocket costs will be.

If your request is denied, you may be able to appeal the decision. Call XELSOURCE for help navigating the approval process and to learn more about the support programs that may be available to you.

To speak with a XELSOURCE specialist, call 1-844-935-5269, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am–8:00 pm ET, and say “Representative.”

Co-Pay Savings Card

Our Co-Pay Savings Card may reduce out-of-pocket cost for eligible, commercially-insured patients prescribed XELJANZ. Terms and conditions/eligibility requirements apply.

Prefer to receive your Co-Pay Savings Card via text message? Enroll in the XSAVINGS Co-Pay Program for XELJANZ by texting XPROGRAM to 50336.*

To activate your card, call 1-844-935-5269
and say “Activate.”

*Mobile Terms and Conditions Apply. Msg and data rates may apply. Text HELP for info, STOP to opt out.

CO-PAY SAVINGS CARD

Do not take XELJANZ XR for ulcerative colitis.

For eligible underinsured or uninsured patients, XELSOURCE may offer financial assistance through the Pfizer Patient Assistance Program. Call XELSOURCE to learn more about these programs. Terms and conditions/eligibility requirements apply.