Biologic Therapies: Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Inhibitors

 

 

Indications:

Humira
  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Psoriatic Arthritis
  3. Plaque Psoriasis
  4. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  5. Crohn's disease
  6. Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Enbrel
  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Psoriatic Arthritis
  3. Psoriasis
  4. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  5. Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Remicade
  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Psoriatic Arthritis
  3. Plaque Psoriasis
  4. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  5. Crohn's disease
  6. Ulcerative Colitis
Simponi
  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Psoriatic Arthritis
  3. Ankylosing Spondylitis
Cimzia
  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  2. Crohn’s

 

How do these medications work:

These medications block the action of a substance made by the immune system called Tumor Necrosis Factor that is believed to play an important role in the inflammatory process.

 

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