Understanding TNF Blockers as Treatments

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When your patient is diagnosed with a chronic illness, it can be difficult to know where to go next. Coming up with a plan that your patient will consistently follow can be a challenge. Fortunately, TNF blockers have been shown to help patients with a variety of conditions, such as Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about how this type of infusion therapy works:


What is TNF?

Tumor necrosis factor is a protein in blood that has the potential to cause inflammation in various parts of the body. TNF can be triggered by a normal immune response. However, when too much TNF is created, the inflammation can cause damage to internal organs. Fortunately, anti-TNF therapies can help. 


How TNF Blockers Work

Anti-TNF therapies, also known as TNF blockers, are infused into a vein. The time they take can vary between products and patients, but it’s typically between 30 minutes and 3 hours. 


Conditions TNF Blockers Treat

Overproduction of TNF can lead to various diseases. TNF blockers are FDA-approved to treat these conditions, such as:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Plaque Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ulcerative Colitis


Service. Speed. Simplicity. with AvevoRx

Patients who work with AvevoRx receive at-home specialty infusion care backed by decades of industry experience. Each patient has their own patient advocate who stays with them throughout their patient experience. 


No matter how complex the health condition, AvevoRx delivers speed, service and simplicity. Our goal each day is to help patients with chronic complex conditions safely within the comfort of their homes. Our personalized treatment plans also come with a commitment from our team — a commitment to communicate and support patients and providers each step of the way. Contact us today to learn more. 

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