New Knoxville, OH
A 35-year-old female asked:
If i'm currently on the biologic remicade (infliximab) and still not completely clear of my psoriasis should i ask for a increase in dose? i'm on 800mg every 5wks
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Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes. Higher doses: Certainly may be required. They do have room for higher dosing under close supervision by your physician.
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Check with rheumatol: You should check with your rheumatologist regarding the increase in the dose or adding another agent for complete resolution of your Psoriasis.
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Last updated Jun 9, 2014
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