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What is Remicade (infliximab)?

Remicade contains the active ingredient infliximab, an injectable drug used to treat several autoimmune disorders. It is intended for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Remicade is a tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibitor, a class of drugs that block TNF-alpha, the substance responsible for inflammation symptoms in many autoimmune disorders.

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