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At what point would I be prescribed Infliximab (Remicade®) to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Joel Kremer, MD
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Date Added: 04/09/13

Typically, infliximab would be used after an individual has failed methotrexate. As with all the other TNF inhibitors, it is a second-line agent, and is always used, at least initially, with methotrexate, if an individual is able to tolerate methotrexate. If they cannot tolerate methotrexate, it may...
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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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