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Remicade® (infliximab) is a prescription drug used to treat certain inflammatory conditions that affect the joints, skin, or digestive system. Specifically, Remicade is used for treating symptoms of:
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Crohn's disease
- Plaque psoriasis
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ulcerative colitis.
The medication is approved for use in adults only, except when it is being used for Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. In these cases, Remicade can be used in children as young as six years old.
(For a closer look at what this medication is used for, click Remicade Uses. This article also offers a detailed description of how the drug works to relieve symptoms of the conditions listed here.)