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Do I need to stop my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) treatment if I develop an infection on a TNF inhibitor?
Joel Kremer, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Date Added: 04/09/13

Typically if you develop an infection on a TNF inhibitor, you would interrupt treatment temporarily. That would be dependent upon the severity of the infection. If you have the sniffles without a fever, you probably would not interrupt treatment. However, if you develop a fever, and you have other s...
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Dr. Joel M. Kremer, MD is founder and President of Corrona. Dr. Kremer is a Professor of Medicine of the Albany Medical College. Dr. Kremer serves as Director of Research at The Center for Rheumatology in Albany.
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