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Infliximab

Infliximab Information

Infliximab Benefits & Uses

Infliximab is used to treat the following -

Infliximab Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Infliximab

Infliximab

Infliximab Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Infliximab is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Pain or discomfort
  4. Sinus inflammation
  5. Upper respiratory tract infection
  6. Infusion Reaction
  7. Abdominal Pain Mild
  8. Viral Infection
  9. Weight gain
  10. Hair Loss Common
  11. Tiredness

Infliximab Related Warnings

Is the use of Infliximab safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Infliximab, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Is the use of Infliximab safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Infliximab may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Infliximab should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Infliximab on the Kidneys?

Infliximab can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Infliximab on the Liver?

Infliximab can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Infliximab on the Heart?

Infliximab may cause harmful effects on heart. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Infliximab with Other Drugs

Infliximab should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Azathioprine

Infliximab Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Infliximab unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Tuberculosis (TB)
  2. Hepatitis B
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Heart Failure
  5. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  6. Infections

Frequently asked Questions about Infliximab

Is this Infliximab habit forming or addictive?

No, you do not get addicted to Infliximab.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Infliximab as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Infliximab only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Infliximab is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Infliximab Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Infliximab

There is no information on the effects of food and Infliximab because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Infliximab

Information about the interaction of Infliximab and alcohol is not available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Other
0 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Other
1 Years of Experience
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