Infliximab (Remicade) Medication Information

Infliximab (Remicade®) is a prescription medicine licensed to treat certain inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, skin, or digestive system. Specific uses include the treatment of:
 
Infliximab comes in the form of an injection that is administered intravenously (through an IV) by your healthcare provider. It takes at least two hours to administer each dose. In clinical studies, the most common side effects included reactions while the infusion was being given (such as fever and chills), infections, and headaches.
 
The safety information for infliximab should be reviewed before you start taking it. Let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, have any other medical conditions (such as congestive heart failure), or have any allergies.
 
(Click Infliximab for more information on this medication. This article tells you what you need to know before using this drug, such as how it works, other issues to discuss with your healthcare provider, and why it may not be suitable for everyone.)
 
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