REMICADE 100MG INJECTION

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Composition for REMICADE 100MG INJECTION

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41039
₹4103.9/injection
10 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for REMICADE INJECTION

INFIMAB 100MG INJECTION
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹32000.0/ML of injection
680% costlier

Medicine Overview of REMICADE INJECTION

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Uses of REMICADE INJECTION

Remicade 100mg injection is used in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.
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Side effects of REMICADE INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Headache, Pain, Sinus inflammation, Upper respiratory tract infection, Infusion reaction, Abdominal pain, Viral infection.

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How to use REMICADE INJECTION

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How REMICADE INJECTION works

Remicade 100mg injection blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain joint diseases.

In Depth Information on REMICADE INJECTION

Expert advice for REMICADE INJECTION

  • Do not start infliximab if you have infection, abnormal skin opening (fistulae), any serious heart, lung or neurological disease, in past tuberculosis or fungal infection, cancer, are heavy smoker, recently had vaccine or BCG instillation for treatment of cancer, have taken infliximab in past.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you get signs of infection including fever, cough, flu-like signs, red or hot skin, wounds or dental problems, feel unwell, allergic reaction, suffer from heart, liver, lung or nervous system problems, immune system disorder called lupus, low blood count.
  • Make sure that your child has taken all vaccinations before taking infliximab.
  • Use effective contraceptive measures while on infliximab treatment.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machineries if you feel dizzy after taking infliximab.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for REMICADE 100MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Remicade 100mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Flixabi may have a minor influence on the ability to drive and use machines.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Infliximab, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for REMICADE 100MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Infliximab

Q. Is infliximab a disease modifying antirheumatic drug, a steroid, chemo drug?
Yes infliximab is a disease modifying antirheumatic drug. It is not a steroid or chemo drug
Q. Is infliximab dangerous/hazardous or safe?
Infliximab is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take antibiotics with infliximab?
Infliximab may interact with antibiotic. Do consult your doctor before you take antibiotic while on infliximab treatment
Q. Does infliximab cause weight gain, hair loss, make you tired, affect fertility?
Yes, infliximab can cause weight gain, hair loss and make you tired. Infliximab does not affect fertility
Q. Does infliximab cause cancer?
Infliximab can increase the risk of developing cancer.
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