What is the recommended dosing regimen for baricitinib?
Mount Sinai Ichan School of Medicine
New York, NY
So for the majority of your patients, if you read the label, it says to start with two milligrams. Now if they have total or almost complete scalp hair loss or eyebrow or eyelash involvement, the label does say you can start with four milligrams and then once you achieve a response, you should consider going down to two milligrams.
In the video, Dr. Michael Cameron discusses the recommended dosing regimen for baricitinib. He mentions that for most patients, the initial dosage should be two milligrams. However, if the patient has total or almost complete scalp hair loss or hair loss that involves the eyebrows or eyelashes, the label suggests starting with four milligrams. Once a response is achieved, it is advisable to consider reducing the dosage back to two milligrams.
- The majority of patients should start with two milligrams according to the label.
- If patients have total or almost complete scalp hair loss or eyebrow or eyelash involvement, they can start with four milligrams.
- After achieving a response, consider reducing the dosage back to two milligrams.