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Getting remicade (infliximab) infusions; what were your side effects?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Various

Remicade (infliximab) is an anti-tumor necrosis factor monoclonal antibody.
It can interfer with the activity of rheumatoid arthritis and crohn's and help patients. It does suppress the immune protection of the body and there are a long list of side effects: the most common is infusion reactions and increased risk of infections. We monitor you for these and others.

In brief: Various

Remicade (infliximab) is an anti-tumor necrosis factor monoclonal antibody.
It can interfer with the activity of rheumatoid arthritis and crohn's and help patients. It does suppress the immune protection of the body and there are a long list of side effects: the most common is infusion reactions and increased risk of infections. We monitor you for these and others.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: As Dr Goldman stated

Were the side effects not explained to you in detail before starting this med? If so, that is a serious omission by the doctor.

In brief: As Dr Goldman stated

Were the side effects not explained to you in detail before starting this med? If so, that is a serious omission by the doctor.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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