Rectal Therapy with Prograf Helped Patients with Resistant UC, Study Shows

Rectal Therapy with Prograf Helped Patients with Resistant UC, Study Shows
Patients with resistant ulcerative proctitis, a mild form of ulcerative colitis (UC), respond to therapy with rectal Prograf (tacrolimus) ointment, achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing, according to the results of a small clinical trial. The study “Efficacy of Rectal Tacrolimus for Induction Therapy in Patients With Resistant Ulcerative Proctitis” was published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Approximately 25 percent of patients with UC have ulcerative proctitis, in which the inflammation is usually
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