anti-TNF drugs

anti-TNF drugs

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  • anti-TNF compound — noun a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints • Hypernyms: ↑drug • Hyponyms: ↑etanercept, ↑Enbrel, ↑infliximab, ↑Remicade, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • TNF inhibitor — Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) promotes the inflammatory response, which in turn causes many of the clinical problems associated with autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn s disease, psoriasis and… …   Wikipedia

  • tumour necrosis factor — TNF either of two proteins, TNF α or TNF β, that function as cytokines. Produced by macrophages, monocytes, T lymphocytes, and various other cells, they mediate many responses, including inflammation, and have a marked action against tumour cells …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cytokine inhibitor — any one of a group of agents that inhibit the activity of cytokines, especially tumour necrosis factor (TNF). They include infliximab, etanercept, and adalimumab (Humira), known as anti TNF drugs, which are used as disease modifying antirheumatic …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Rheumatoid arthritis — Classification and external resources A hand affected by rheumatoid arthritis ICD 10 M …   Wikipedia

  • Infliximab — Drugbox type = mab source = chimeric/mouse/human target = TNF CAS number = 170277 31 3 ATC prefix = L04 ATC suffix = AA12 ATC supplemental = PubChem = DrugBank = BTD00004 C=6428 | H=9912 | N=1694 | O=1987 | S=46 molecular weight = 144190.3 g/mol… …   Wikipedia

  • Management of ulcerative colitis — involves first treating the acute symptoms of the disease, then maintaining remission. Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open… …   Wikipedia

  • Inflammation — Toes inflamed by Chilblains Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō, “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants …   Wikipedia

  • Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug — Methotrexate Hydroxychloro …   Wikipedia

  • Psoriasis — Classification and external resources A person whose back and arms are affected by psoriasis ICD 10 L …   Wikipedia

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