Infliximab is part of a class of drugs called biologics. Infliximab 100mg inhibits a chemical called tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha. This chemical is responsible for triggering inflammation at various sites in the body. It is administered by very slow intravenous injection, in hospital.
Like any medication, Infimab may cause adverse effects, such as:
Infimab acts as an immunosuppressant drug, and is commonly used to treat autoimmune diseases like :
In these conditions, the body's defense system (immune system) attacks healthy tissues. Infliximab works by blocking the actions of a certain natural substance (tumor necrosis factor alpha) in the body. This helps to decrease swelling (inflammation) and weaken your immune system, thereby slowing or stopping the damage from the disease.
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