Managing risks of TNF inhibitors: An update for the internist

Jennifer Hadam, Elie Aoun, Kofi Clarke, Mary Chester Wasko

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Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors have many beneficial effects, but they also pose infrequent but significant risks, including serious infection and malignancy. These risks can be minimized by judicious patient selection, appropriate screening, careful monitoring during treatment, and close communication between primary care physicians and subspecialists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-127
Number of pages13
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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