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Pregnant and stopped taking Xeljanz (for AU) - help!

Posted on January 21, 2018 at 12:23pm 3 Comments


I have Alopecia Universalis and had been taking Xeljanz consistently for about 3 years. Once totally bald, with Xeljanz, ALL of my hair returned. It was a miracle! 

4 months ago, I got pregnant, and stopped taking Xeljanz. About 3 months in, my hair started to fall out (seemingly overnight!). As someone who has been down this difficult road before, it is quite terrifying. :(

Post-pregnancy, once I return to Xeljanz, I am hoping and praying…


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At 2:55pm on January 21, 2018, sadele said…

Hi Laura,

I just requested you and once you accept I can message you. Hang in there!!




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