Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. AVSOLA
  2. Ixifi
  3. Remicade
  4. Renflexis

Descriptions


Infliximab injection is used to reduce the symptoms of moderate-to-severely active Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in adults and children who have been previously treated with other medicines but did not work well.

Infliximab injection is used alone or together with other medicines (eg, methotrexate) to reduce the symptoms and prevent the progression of moderate-to-severely active rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and active ankylosing spondylitis.

Infliximab injection is also used to treat chronic severe (extensive or disabling) plaque psoriasis, which is a skin disease with red patches and white scales that do not go away. It is used in patients who cannot be treated with other medicines.

Infliximab is a monoclonal antibody that works to enhance and improve the immune system.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution