tofacitinib

noun
to·​fa·​ci·​ti·​nib | \ ˌtō-fə-ˈsi-tə-ˌnib How to pronounce tofacitinib (audio) \

Medical Definition of tofacitinib

: a drug that inhibits enzymes involved in mediating inflammatory immune responses and is taken orally in the form of its citrate C16H20N6O·C6H8O7 especially to treat rheumatoid arthritis

Note: Tofacitinib is marketed under the trademark Xeljanz.

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