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Finding a Dr who will prescribe Xeljanz for AA (DC area)

Started this discussion. Last reply by thehairartist Mar 7, 2018. 3 Replies

Hi, I am wondering if any of you have found a dr. In the DC metro area (dermatologist or other) who has been willing to prescribe Xeljanz for alopecia. Feel free to pm me. Thanks in advance.Continue

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gatesm replied to wfz's discussion vaccination and alopecia areata
"Glad to help. This board has been so helpful to me.  Now over 5 weeks post-shot and no additional shedding or hair loss. "
Apr 12
gatesm replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"I stopped for only about 2 days (1 before and 1 after) J&J.  I am only on 10mg a day though.  I have not noticed any side effects other than some fatigue for 2 days from the J&J vaccine and it has been about 5 weeks. I haven't…"
Apr 12
gatesm replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"My dr has told me anecdotally that stopping Xeljanz and after additional hair loss it seems to take longer for his patients to see regrowth if they start back up again. It's still effective but it seems to take even longer than initially for…"
Apr 12
gatesm replied to wfz's discussion vaccination and alopecia areata
"I am about 20 days post-dose. I feel normal and have not had any side effects or hair loss in the past 20 days. In fact, I had my first haircut in over a year (masked of course with K95), and my hairdresser of many many years told me she thought my…"
Mar 26
gatesm replied to mtran2000's discussion Anyone else have nothing work for them?
"How long did you try them for? I was really patient after trying SO MANY things and being ready to give up but having read the research I was willing to wait. Xeljanz took over 6+ months to even begin to work for me and after 8+ months to see hair…"
Mar 18
gatesm replied to Jim In Cali's discussion Pfizer Trial
"This is wonderful news! "
Mar 18
gatesm replied to wfz's discussion vaccination and alopecia areata
"Age: Hi guys! I was able to get J&J on Friday! I am so happy to report: Gender: F Vaccine Type: J&J (one shot)   # of Doses: 1 Current Alopecia Condition: AT (but not right now due to meds) Current Alopecia Treatment…"
Mar 7
gatesm replied to wfz's discussion vaccination and alopecia areata
"Getting my vaccine next week (1st dose or J&J, not sure)  40's female on Xeljanz. Will post if I have any issues or how it goes - not sure which vaccine I will be getting. "
Mar 4
gatesm replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"I replied in another thread. I think it is still uncertain based on lack of data, but seems safe. The only risk could be a dampened response. The post I put on that site suggested to pause Xeljanz for a week for RA patients after each dose of the…"
Jan 28
gatesm replied to wfz's discussion vaccination and alopecia areata
"I was just researching this last night but more in relation to Xeljanz and Covid-19 vaccine. This is what I…"
Jan 21
gatesm replied to AlopeciaDestroyedMyLife's discussion Xeljanz (Tofacitinib Citrate): My experience on the trial
"Hi everyone, I haven't posted in a really long time. After years of being AT (fairly sudden onset in my mid-thirties), I started Xeljanz finally around winter 2018. I wanted to post my experience for those of you taking a long time for growth…"
Apr 1, 2020

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