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Consuming alcohol with Remicade does not cause any harmful side effects.
Remicade may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Remicade should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is e... View More
It is not known whether Remicade alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and re... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Remicade in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Remicade in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Remicade is used for the treatment of various inflammatory conditions of the joints (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis),... View More
Uses of Remicade
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Crohn’s disease
Side effects of Remicade
- Sinus inflammation
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Infusion reaction
- Abdominal pain
- Sore throat
How to use Remicade
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Remicade works
Remicade is a monoclonal antibody that blocks a protein in immune system called TNF (tumor necrosis factor) that causes inflammation (pain and swelling)... View More
What if you forget to take Remicade?
If you miss a dose of Remicade, please consult your doctor.
- Remicade is injected into a vein (intravenous infusion) under the supervision of a doctor. It is usually administered at 0, 2, 6 weeks and then once eve... View More
- It may take some time before you start to feel better after getting this medicine. However, it is important that you do not miss any dose and show up fo... View More
- Remicade can make it difficult for your body to fight infections. Inform your doctor if you notice any fever, cough, runny nose, rash, loose stools or f... View More
- Inform your doctor if you have ever had tuberculosis or if you have been in close contact with someone who has or had tuberculosis. Your doctor may advi... View More
- Inform your doctor if you have or ever had the hepatitis B virus infection. Your doctor may test you for hepatitis B virus before starting treatment wit... View More
- You may be advised regular blood tests to monitor blood counts while taking this medication.
Crohn's disease, Rheumatoid arthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Psoriatic arthritis, Plaque psoriasis
Intravenous Crohn's disease Adult: Initially, 5 mg/kg by infusion over at least 2 hr, repeated at 2 wk after 1st infusion. No further doses should be ... View More
Intravenous Crohn's disease Child: 6-17 yr Initially, 5 mg/kg by infusion over at least 2 hr, repeated at 2 wk and 6 wk after 1st infusion then 8 wkly... View More
Patient w/ TB or other severe infections (e.g. sepsis, abscesses, opportunistic infections), moderate or severe heart failure (NYHA class III or IV).
Mode of Action
Infliximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody which binds w/ high affinity to the soluble and transmembrane forms of tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) the... View More
Patient w/ mild heart failure (NYHA class I or II), history of blood dyscrasias, chronic or recurrent infection. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patien... View More
Increased risk of serious infection and neutropenia w/ anakinra or abatacept. Risk of clinical infections, including disseminated infections w/ concurre... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More