Who should not take Remicade Vial?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • active tuberculosis
  • miliary tuberculosis
  • inactive tuberculosis
  • infection caused by the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes
  • chronic hepatitis B
  • candidiasis yeast infection that spreads throughout body
  • opportunistic fungal infection
  • pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii organism
  • infection by Pneumocystis carinii not in the lungs
  • severe infection
  • malignant tumor or cancer
  • leukemia
  • reduction in the body's resistance to infection
  • acquired decrease of all cells in the blood
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased white blood cells
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • multiple sclerosis
  • demyelinating disease
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • chronic heart failure
  • severe heart failure
  • Pneumonia caused by Legionella Pneumophila Bacteria
  • liver inflammation caused by body's own immune response
  • hepatitis
  • liver problems
  • severe liver disease
  • lupus-like syndrome
  • abscess
  • seizures
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • Reactivated Tuberculosis
  • Malignant Lymphoma
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver Problems
  • resolved hepatitis B
  • reactivation of hepatitis B infection
  • hepatitis B
  • Hepatosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
  • Sepsis
  • opportunistic viral infection


  • Infliximab
  • Infliximab Analogues

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