treats multiple conditions that affect the immune system. It is a biosimilar to Remicade.
Infliximab-dyyb is a prescription medication used to treat Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and plaque psoriasis.
Infliximab-dyyb belongs to a group of drugs called tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors. These work by blocking the action of a substance in the body that causes inflammation.
This medication is available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional.
Common side effects of infliximab-dyyb include infections, headache, and stomach pain.
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Uses of Infliximab-dyyb
Infliximab-dyyb is a prescription medication used to treat:
- moderate to severe active Crohn’s disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy in adults and children (six years and older)
- moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy in adults
- moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis (to be given with methotrexate)
- active ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis of the spine)
- active psoriatic arthritis;
- chronic severe plaque psoriasis in adults
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Infliximab-dyyb Brand Names
Infliximab-dyyb may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Infliximab-dyyb Drug Class
Infliximab-dyyb is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Infliximab-dyyb
Serious side effects have been reported with infliximab- dyyb. See the “Infliximab- dyyb Precautions” section.
Common side effects include the following:
- sore throat
- stomach pain
This is not a complete list of infliximab- dyyb side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.