Infliximab Drug Information

Available only by prescription, infliximab (Remicade®) is a drug used to treat certain inflammatory conditions. For example, this medicine has been shown to reduce the signs and symptoms of conditions such as:
 
Infliximab is given intravenously (by IV). Depending on the condition being treated, the medication is usually given more frequently at the beginning of treatment, followed by doses every six to eight weeks. Commonly reported side effects include infections, headaches, and anemia.
 
Before starting treatment with infliximab, let your healthcare provider know if you have liver disease, congestive heart failure, or any other medical conditions. Also, make sure to tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding. Sharing this information with your healthcare provider will help ensure that infliximab is the most appropriate drug for your situation.
 
(For more information on this drug, click Infliximab. This article talks in more detail about the uses and effects of this medication, how it works, and what to expect during treatment.)
 

Infliximab Drug Information

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