Zymfentra® ,


Crohn's disease , Ulcerative colitis ,
Drug Class
Delivery Method
Injection or
Brand name:
Zymfentra® ,
Drug name:
Drug type
Recommendations for pregnancy

Low risk

Recommendations for breastfeeding

Limited human data, probably compatible

Most common side effects

Common side effects include:

For ulcerative colitis: COVID-19, anemia, arthralgia, injection site reaction, increased alanine aminotransferase, and abdominal pain

For Crohn's disease: COVID-19, headache, upper respiratory tract infection, injection site reaction, diarrhea, increased blood creatine phosphokinase, arthralgia, increased alanine aminotransferase, hypertension, urinary tract infection, neutropenia, dizziness and leukopenia 



Serious infections have included tuberculosis (TB) and infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that have spread throughout the body or cause infections in certain areas. Lymphoma, including hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, and other cancers, have also been reported. 




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Biologics for IBD

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Biologics for IBD Biologics are antibodies grown in the laboratory that stop specific proteins in the body from causing inflammation. Their mechanisms of action are more precisely targeted to the factors responsible for IBD.