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- n. A chimeric monoclonal antibody used to treat autoimmune disorders.
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- n. a monoclonal antibody (trade name Remicade) used to treat Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis; administered by infusion; use and dosage must be determined by a physician
- n. an anti-TNF compound (trade name Remicade) consisting of an antibody directed against TNF; it is given intravenously at one-month to three-month intervals; used in treatment of regional enteritis and rheumatoid arthritis
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Only if that fails will they try biologics, newer treatments that include monoclonal antibodies such as infliximab (Remicade).
People who were treated with TNF-inhibiting medications, such as infliximab (Remicade) or adalimumab (Humira), had a 37 percent lower rate of thickening in their common carotid artery compared to people not on the medication.
Linear growth during infliximab therapy: Results of the REACH Multicenter Study.
Quality of life assessment in IBD patients receiving infliximab therapy
Data was collected from initial questionnaires completed by patients at the time of infliximab infusions.
Incidence of infusion reaction in pediatric patients receiving infliximab
Quality of life assessment in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients receiving infliximab therapy
To describe the reported quality of life of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who receive infliximab therapy.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, or NICE, said in final draft guidance that Simponi will now be an option for treating active and progressive psoriatic arthritis in adults if used in place of the other tumor necrosis factor, or TNF, inhibitor treatments for the illness—etanercept, infliximab and adalimumab.
Other TNF inhibitors that were released soon after Enbrel (after 1998) include Remicade (infliximab) and Humira (adalimumab), none of which have been as widely used as Enbrel.
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