Remicade, the brand name form of infliximab,
is a prescription medication used to treat conditions in which the immune system attacks
the body causing inflammation. This includes rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ankylosing
pondylitis, psoriasis, and ulcerative colitis. Remicade belongs to a group of drugs called
tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors which block natural substances that cause inflammation.
This medication comes in injectable form that is given directly into a vein by a healthcare
provider. Common side effects of Remicade include sinus infection, headaches, and cough.
For more information on this medication and all other medications, explore the RxWiki
encyclopedia on the web or on your mobile device.