Infliximab Indications

The use of infliximab (Remicade®) is indicated in people who have certain inflammatory conditions that affect the skin, joints, or digestive system. Such conditions can include rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, and psoriatic arthritis, among other things.
People with these medical conditions often have high levels of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) in their body. Infliximab helps reduce the levels of TNF, which in turn, helps relieve the various symptoms associated with these conditions. In some cases, it can even help prevent future damage from occurring.
(To learn more about these uses, or indications, for infliximab, click What Is Infliximab Used For?. This article also addresses off-label uses and whether this drug can be given to children.)
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