Baricitinib is a prescription drug used in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. It is a selective Janus kinase inhibitor and is being used extensively in the treatment of Covid-19 along with Remdesivir.
Used to treat moderate to severe cases of rheumatoid arthritis.
To treat moderate to severe cases of atopic arthritis.
Is used as an emergency use treatment for Covid-19 in combination with Remdesivir.
Side effects caused by Baricitinib include,
Upper respiratory tract infections
Changes in body enzyme and other levels
Blood clots, including deep vein thrombosis.
In severe cases, Baricitinib may lead to hospitalization and even fatality due to infections.
If you are allergic to Baricitinib or any of its active ingredients talk to your doctor.
If you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant.