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  1. (n) a monoclonal antibody (trade name Remicade) used to treat Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis; administered by infusion; use and dosage must be determined by a physician
  2. (n) an anti-TNF compound (trade name Remicade) consisting of an antibody directed against TNF; it is given intravenously at one-month to three-month intervals; used in treatment of regional enteritis and rheumatoid arthritis

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  1. GOOD NEWS FOR BOWELS An FDA advisory panel last week recommended approval for a new drug, infliximab, to treat Crohn's disease--a painful, chronic inflammation of the.
  2. GOOD NEWS FOR BOWELS An FDA advisory panel last week recommended approval for a new drug, infliximab, to treat Crohn's disease--a painful, chronic inflammation of the.

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