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Pfizer Trial

Started this discussion. Last reply by cd_385 Dec 19, 2021. 48 Replies

Anyone doing the Pfizer medication trial for RITLECITINIB? How is it working? They are now in Phase 2. You have to be under 50 to participate. Google Pfizer Alopecia is you want to participate. They…Continue

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Jim In Cali replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"I am in the Long Term Study so I'll be on it another year. Should be approved early 2023."
Sep 6
Jim In Cali replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Safety wise, looking at the data is equal to the placebo group. So it is very safe. I'm in the long term study now so guess I'll be the Guinea pig on safety over the long term. Can say from personal experience I have 0 side effects. The…"
Sep 6
Jim In Cali replied to Alopecia World's discussion Is This "The Cure" We've All Been Waiting For?
"Going from completely bald to a full head of hair, I'll take the temporary solution. Its only been a 1 1/2 years on the Concert Pharmaceutical Clinical trial, but I wonder if at some point will the drug permanently change my immune system…"
Sep 6
Jim In Cali replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"What safety concerns?    12mg, 2x a day. Morning and Night"
Jun 4
Jim In Cali replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"About 2 years I was severe. Even before that when it grew back with steroid shots, never was this thick and would eventually fall out. Went back and looked been on it for 1 1/2 years. Started jan 2021. Here is a before an after. Before is my work…"
Jun 2
Jim In Cali replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Yes I am on the Concert Clinical Trial and it works fantastically. It takes months to see great results. I have 0 side effects, swore I had the placebo. Been on the study for a year this month but now I have a full head of hair, from almost bald. I…"
May 28
cd_385 replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"Hi Linda and Sabine, I'm sorry that they discriminate by age.  They should just inform patients that there could be unknown hazardous effects and then let patients decide whether to participate or not (kind of like how they did for the…"
Dec 19, 2021
Joserid replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"Hello, How are you? Somebody with news about the trial status? Bestie regards."
Dec 18, 2021
Linda replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"I live in MA and I have been on zeljanz since May great results except no eyebrows for some reason."
Sep 3, 2021
Mike R replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"Hi, yes I am on the trial a little over a year.  It's not Tofacitinib.  I have had no symptoms or problems since being on the trial.  I am generally an active individual who runs about 3 5ks a week.  I was only AA for about…"
Aug 24, 2021
Joserid replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"Thanks Mike. Are you participating in the trial? If not, are you having any other drug in the meantime? I am with universalis since 2016 but I have not decided yet what to do? I heard that tofa is dangerous in the long term. Regards."
Aug 24, 2021
Mike R replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"It's good news according to the study doctor.  It means they are going forward gathering more useful data on long term use. It seems like many things are taking longer to be approved by the FDA so it wouldn't surprise me if this is…"
Aug 23, 2021
Joserid replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"Hi Mike, Not sure if that is a good or bad news... I was hoping the dug was approved for the next year. Do you think with this extension the approval will be postponed? Regards."
Aug 22, 2021
Mike R replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"FYI, I've heard the trial is extended another year.  It's looking pretty good for this particular Pfizer drug (Ritlecitinib) and FDA approval in the future."
Aug 20, 2021
Xeljanz2015 replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"I've been taking Xeljanz since 2015. I was able to regrow all my hair after 16 years of alopecia universalis. I just started an account on Instagram @embracingalopecia where I'll be sharing my experience. Keep the faith! "
Aug 16, 2021
jblossom replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"hey sydap, you got any news?  also how is your progress so far? "
Aug 15, 2021

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About Me:
25 years as Executive Manager for Prosthetics & Sensory Aids. Our clinic participated in 22 documented studies Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics, Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Journal of Orthopedic Surgeons and Journal of Podiatry
Do you have alopecia?
Alopecia areata
Are you age 18 or older?
Yes - I am 18 or older

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At 11:31pm on August 28, 2014, JeffreySF said…

Hi Jim,

Welcome to Alopecia World.

Jeff

 
 
 

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