Olumiant® ▼ (baricitinib)

This information is intended for UK registered healthcare professionals only as a scientific exchange in response to your search for information. Please refer to the link for full prescribing information: Olumiant Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC)

Olumiant® ▼ (baricitinib): Use with other Rheumatoid Arthritis therapies

Baricitinib may be used as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate.


Limitation of Use

Combination with biologic DMARDs or other JAK inhibitors has not been studied. Use of baricitinib with potent immunosuppressive medicinal products such as azathioprine, tacrolimus, or ciclosporin was limited in clinical studies of baricitinib, and a risk of additive immunosuppression cannot be excluded.1


1. Olumiant [summary of product characteristics]. Eli Lilly Nederland B.V., The Netherlands.


BARI = baricitinib

DMARD = disease-modifying antirheumatic drug

This medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions.

Date of Last Review: April 30, 2019

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