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Remicaid

Pronunciation

Remicaid is a common misspelling of Remicade (infliximab).

What is Remicade (Remicaid)?

Remicade (Remicaid) is a monoclonal antibody. It blocks the action of a substance in the body called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). This may reduce the inflammation and immune responses caused by TNF.

Remicade (Remicaid) is used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis when used along with another medicine (methotrexate). Remicade (Remicaid) is also used to reduce symptoms of moderate to severe ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and certain types of skin psoriasis.

Remicade (Remicaid) is used to reduce symptoms of moderate to severe Crohn disease or ulcerative colitis in patients who have not received relief from other treatments.

Remicade (Remicaid) side effects may include headaches, stomach pain, nausea, swelling ankles/feet, easy bruising/bleeding, vision changes, seizures, confusion, muscle weakness, numbness/tingling of arms/legs, butterfly-shaped facial rash, chest pain, pain/redness/swelling of arms or legs, shortness of breath, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat.

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