View INFLECTRA savings options available to you including Manufacturer Coupons, Rx Advantage Savings Card, Canadian Prescription Savings or INFLECTRA Patient Assistance Program.

Programs are suitable for individuals who want to buy INFLECTRA without insurance, with insurance or for those who are underinsured. You can pay as little as $0 per fill.*

Manufactured by Pfizer

*Applicable to Drug Coupons & Patient Assistance Programs

This content is intended for US audiences only

Drug savings programs

  • Qualified

    Rx Advantage Card

    A hand holding a dark-colored prescription savings card with various ID numbers and the label "Rx Advantage." Text below states the card is not insurance and cannot be used for Medicare or Medicaid.

    Save up to 90%

  • Unavailable

    Canadian Prescription Savings

    Manufactured by
    Powered by
    Prescription Help Logo
  • Available

    Drug Coupons

    A hand holds a Copay Savings Card that states eligible patients with commercial insurance may pay as little as $0 per tube for Opzelura.

    Pay as little as $0

  • Available

    Patient Assistance Programs

    A picture of a patient assistance application form


Jamie Winn NowPatientGreen tick
Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about INFLECTRA



INFLECTRA is the brand name for infliximab-dyyb and is available as an injection for IV use.

What dosages is INFLECTRA available in?

What dosages is INFLECTRA available in?

INFLECTRA is available as a 100 mg IV infusion.

What is INFLECTRA used for?

What is INFLECTRA used for?

INFLECTRA is a biologic DMARD and is used for the following:

  • Moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease (CD)
  • Moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC)
  • Moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)
  • Psoriatic arthritis (PsA)
  • Severe plaque psoriasis (PsO)
How does INFLECTRA work?

How does INFLECTRA work?

INFLECTRA is a biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) that blocks a protein called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). By blocking TNF, Remicade (infliximab) lowers inflammation in your body to treat symptoms caused by many autoimmune conditions.

How do I take INFLECTRA?

How do I take INFLECTRA?

INFLECTRA is taken in a cycle of 28 days. For the first 21 days of the cycle, the typical dose is 125 mg taken by mouth once a day. During the last 7 days of the cycle, you won’t take any Ibrance (palbociclib). At the end of the 28 days, the cycle typically starts over again. Your dose might be different if you have liver problems or if you’re taking medications that might interact with Ibrance (palbociclib) (see Pharmacist Tips). You’ll also need to take either an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant (Faslodex) for treatment. In addition, if you’re a male or a female who hasn’t undergone menopause, your provider might also recommend you take a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist.

Is it safe for me to take INFLECTRA?

Is it safe for me to take INFLECTRA?

INFLECTRA is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. INFLECTRA doses >5 mg/kg in moderate to severe heart failure. (4) Previous severe hypersensitivity reaction to infliximab products, or known
hypersensitivity to inactive components of INFLECTRA or to any murine proteins.

INFLECTRA Common Side Effects

INFLECTRA Common Side Effects

Common side effects of INFLECTRA:

  • Infections
  • Nausea
  • Infusion-related reactions (e.g., headache, flushing, shortness of breath, rash)
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Rash
  • Bronchitis
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • General pain
  • Joint pain
INFLECTRA Serious Side Effects

INFLECTRA Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with INFLECTRA. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Severe or deadly infections: fever, difficulty breathing, diarrhea, weakness, cough, stomach pain, sweating, chills, burning when you urinate, urinating more frequently
  • Cancer: loss of appetite, fatigue, lumps on skin, swollen lymph nodes in your neck, armpits, or groin, fatigue, weight loss, nosebleeds, vaginal discharge, pelvic or back pain
  • Serious allergic reactions: hives, itching, swelling of face or tongue, difficulty breathing, low blood pressure
  • Heart failure: shortness of breath, swelling in the legs, ankles, or feet, irregular heartbeat, unable to exercise, tiredness, weakness
  • Stroke: facial drooping on one side, slurred speech, weakness, dizziness, headache, confusion, vision loss
  • Heart problems: high blood pressure, fast and irregular heart beat, chest pain, heart attacks
  • Liver problems or liver failure: swelling of your stomach, yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes, confusion
  • Low blood cell counts: fever, pale skin, fast heart rate, lightheadedness, blood in your urine or stool
    Drug-induced lupus: chest discomfort or pain, short of breath, joint or muscle pain, rash on cheecks or arms
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on INFLECTRA

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on INFLECTRA

The following medications may interact with INFLECTRA:

  • Use with anakinra or abatacept– increased risk of serious infections
Who makes INFLECTRA?

Who makes INFLECTRA?


Is INFLECTRA safe in pregnancy?

Is INFLECTRA safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if INFLECTRA harms your unborn baby. INFLECTRA should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed. Talk to your doctor about stopping INFLECTRA if you
are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.


What to do if you missed your INFLECTRA dose

The FDA's medical product safety reporting program for health professionals, patients and consumers.

Learn more about reporting side effects
dollar sign

Drug Savings Tips

Medical Disclaimer

NowPatient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information on this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

FAQ logo

People Asked

Now Patient Data Security

Data Security

Our Commitment to You.

Find out moreNow Patient Data SecurityNow Patient Data Security

What is NowPatient

Telehealth and Online Pharmacy

NowPatient is a licensed online pharmacy and doctor service that is available around the world. Our service is FREE and packed with valuable features that can benefit your health such as medication reminders, educational blogs, medically approved symptoms checker, UK NHS online pharmacyprivate treatment plansRx Advantage cardhealth conditions information, affordable medications options, genetic testinghome test kitshealth riskspollen meterair quality monitor, weight loss plans, drug savings programs and lots more!

A laptop screen displaying a health dashboard with widgets showing health profile, notifications, personalized health tools, and favorite widgets including body mass index and weight loss tracking.


To improve the lives of everyone by making high-quality care accessible and convenient

We are here to improve lives. Our service gives you access to smart features and resources that can help empower you to take control of your health and improve your health outcomes. All this, in one place, for FREE. We strive to bring a fresh perspective to managing health. NowPatient can be accessed by downloading the App or using your web browser.

Download our app today

A collage showing a map with pharmacies, a questionnaire, medication details, and a person video chatting on a screen.

Can I trust NowPatient

Meet our medical team

We are a passionate group of clinicians and medical writers covering a broad range of specialities with experience operating in health systems in the United Kingdom & United States. Providing excellent care and advice is at the heart of everything we do. You can read more about our medical team by visiting the medical team page or learn more about how we curate content by visiting our editorial process

Your Questions Answered

For your peace of mind, we can answer your questions quickly

We have a comprehensive list of FAQ’s on each feature page. Alternatively, for broader questions around our service just click the button below.
Find your answers