Infimab Injection

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Infimab Information

Infimab is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Other than this, Infimab has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Infimab depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Infimab are Upper respiratory tract infection, Viral Infection, Hair Loss. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Infimab as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Infimab are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Infimab has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Infimab's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Infimab is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Tuberculosis (TB), Liver Disease, Heart Failure are examples of such conditions. The section on Infimab contraindications lists all such conditions.

Besides this, Infimab may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Infimab, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Infimab Benefits & Uses

Infimab is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Infimab Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Ulcerative Colitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Ulcerative Colitis
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Above 6 years old can take

Infimab Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Infimab safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Infimab. If you are pregnant, do not take Infimab without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Infimab safe during breastfeeding?


    Infimab may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Infimab on the Kidneys?


    Infimab may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Infimab on the Liver?


    Infimab may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Infimab on the Heart?


    Infimab may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Infimab with Other Drugs

Infimab should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Infimab Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Infimab unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Infimab

  • Is this Infimab habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Infimab.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Infimab as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Infimab is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Infimab is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Infimab Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Infimab


    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Infimab together with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Infimab


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Infimab.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 685-686

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 884

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Remicade (infliximab)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Renflexis (infliximab-abda)

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