infliximab


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in·flix·i·mab

 (ĭn-flĭk′sə-măb′)
n.
A chimeric monoclonal antibody that blocks the action of tumor necrosis factor and is used to treat Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and certain other inflammatory conditions.

[Perhaps inf(lammatory) + -li-, immunomodulator infix + -ximab (as in rituximab).]
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Noun1.infliximab - 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
monoclonal, monoclonal antibody - any of a class of antibodies produced in the laboratory by a single clone of cells or a cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules
2.infliximab - 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
anti-TNF compound - a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints
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Will the availability of two biosimilar infliximab products result in increased biosimilar infliximab adoption in the psoriasis setting?
Existe poca informacion disponible al momento acerca de este tratamiento en el caso de resistencia al infliximab en el sindrome de VKH (5).
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As a result, chimeric and full human IgG antibodies such as infliximab, adalimumab, and rituximab have demonstrated high levels of placental transport, while other agents, such as etanercept, appear to cross the placenta at lower levels.
The patient's symptoms did not improve with the use of immunomodulators so biologic therapy with infliximab 5 mg once every eight weeks was advised.
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