What are the possible side effects of Jakafi?

The most common side effects of Jakafi (ruxolitinib), which treats the bone marrow disease myelofibrosis, are dizziness, headaches, low blood cell counts and infections.

Tell your doctor if you have any unusual bleeding, bruising, fever or shortness of breath, or if you tire easily. Those may be signs of low blood cell counts.

You're also at increased risk for developing an infection while taking the drug. Report symptoms of infection, such as chills, fever, aches, nausea, vomiting, weakness, or painful skin rash or blisters to your doctor.

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