5 Medications Used to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Medications for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have three main aims: to prevent symptoms, ease symptoms, and improve the quality of life for those living with the disease. According to the Crohn's Colitis Foundation, there are five main types of medications used to treat IBD: Aminosalicylates Aminosalicylates are used to reduce inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract and are often prescribed to people with ulcerative colitis or mild cases of Crohn's disease. They can be taken in liquid, tablet or suppository form, depending on where in the GI tract the inflammation is. Corti
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2 comments

  1. MiMi says:

    There are side effects with all of these drugs. Why does the Crohn’s Colitis Foundation only mention that for the corticosteroids?

    • Alex says:

      Because they like to keep people in the dark. Most likely money is somehow the motivating factor for if they were truly non biased they would report on things honestly. Sufferers do know better thou!

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