Janssen to Monitor Remicade IBD Treatment for Free in Patients

Janssen to Monitor Remicade IBD Treatment for Free in Patients
Janssen Biotech is partnering with Miraca Life Sciences and its InformTx therapeutic drug monitoring service to develop the Janssen 2Inform program for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) being treated with Remicade (infliximab). The InformTx monitoring service allows clinicians to personalize IBD management for patients by assessing drug and anti-drug antibody blood levels for the biologic drugs Remicade, Humira (adalimumab), Cimzia (certolizumab), and Entyvio (vedolizumab), mainly addressing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Janssen 2Inform program will provide two free therapeutic drug monitoring tests per year for patients with IBD who are receiving treatment with FDA-approved Remicade. “The treatment goal with IBD is to get symptoms under control and in remission as quickly as possible, but treating these diseases is not a one-size-fits-all approach as each patient responds differently to medication,” Dr. Andrew Greenspan, M.D., vice president of medical affairs at Janssen Biotech, said in a
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