A monoclonal antibody that blocks the action of a cytokine called tumor necrosis factor alfa. It is being studied in the treatment and prevention of weight loss and loss of appetite in patients with advanced cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called monoclonal antibodies.

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... INFLIXIMAB (Remicade®) is used to help relieve the symptoms of Crohn''s disease, psoriasis, or rheumatoid arthritis. It may take two to four weeks from the time of the initial injection before the full benefit of infliximab is seen. Generic infliximab injections are not yet available. ...
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