Remicade


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Synonyms for Remicade

a monoclonal antibody (trade name Remicade) used to treat Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis

an anti-TNF compound (trade name Remicade) consisting of an antibody directed against TNF

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The study previously reported its primary endpoint at six weeks, demonstrating non-inferiority of Inflectra compared to Remicade in the treatment of CD.
Remicade is the brand name for the company's version of a biological medicine called infliximab, which is used mainly in the treatment of patients with gastroenterology and rheumatology conditions such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and rheumatoid arthritis.
In a statement the CMA said: "The CMA has provisionally found that MSD broke competition law by abusing its dominant position through a discount scheme for Remicade that was likely to restrict competition from 'biosimilar' versions of infliximab that were new to the market.
Remicade is J&J's biggest seller, accounting for nearly 10% of the company's revenue.
A spokesman claimed England was "now one of the few countries in the world" that does not use drugs like Humira and Remicade for uveitis".
High uptake of off-label biologies (Rituxan, Lemtrada, Remicade and Thymoglobuline)
At the heart of the dispute is the merger of Merck and Schering-Plough, which was cleverly designed to enable Merck to retain the Remicade overseas rights.
It is an antibody like Remicade, but it is derived completely from human proteins, and it is administered by subcutaneous injection every two weeks.
Centocor exclusively markets REMICADE and upon approval will market golimumab in the United States.
As with other immune modifiers, there is a warning about the increased risk for serious infections associated with Remicade treatment, and the potential for an increased risk of malignancies.
When used in combination with Methotrexate, Remicade achieves the maximum clinical effect by stopping joint destruction.
Enbrel, Humira (adalimumab), Kineret (anakinra), Remicade (infliximab), methotrexate, azathioprine, and Celebrex are among them.
Special Considerations: The risk of serious infections is increased with Remicade.
announced today that REMICADE[R] (infliximab) has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of ulcerative colitis (UC), making REMICADE the first and only biologic approved for UC, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
WASHINGTON - Patients taking Remicade for rheumatoid arthritis suffered a type of cancer, lymphoma, at three times the rate of the general public, manufacturer Centocor warned doctors Thursday.