Copyright ©2009 The WJG Press and Baishideng.
World J Gastroenterol. May 7, 2009; 15(17): 2067-2073
Published online May 7, 2009. doi: 10.3748/wjg.15.2067
Table 1 Side effects associated with anti-TNF therapy
Side effectExample
InfectionsTuberculosis, histoplasmosis
Antibody formationAntibodies to infliximab, antibodies to adalimumab
Infusion reactionsAnaphylaxis, delayed-type hypersensitivity
AutoimmunityAntinuclear antibodies
MalignanciesHepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
DemyelizationGuillain-Barré syndrome
Abnormal liver function testsHepatitis, cholestatic disease
Cardiac abnormalitiesHeart failure
Skin eruptionsPsoriasiform dermatitis