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Who should not use infliximab injections?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Infliximab

"Remicade (infliximab) at doses >5 mg/kg should not be administered to patients with moderate to severe heart failure.
" "Remicade (infliximab) should not be re-administered to patients who have experienced a severe hypersensitivity reaction to Remicade (infliximab). Additionally, Remicade (infliximab) should not be administered to patients with known hypersensitivity to inactive components of the product or to any murine proteins.: See:

In brief: Infliximab

"Remicade (infliximab) at doses >5 mg/kg should not be administered to patients with moderate to severe heart failure.
" "Remicade (infliximab) should not be re-administered to patients who have experienced a severe hypersensitivity reaction to Remicade (infliximab). Additionally, Remicade (infliximab) should not be administered to patients with known hypersensitivity to inactive components of the product or to any murine proteins.: See:
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