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Treatments for ulcerative colitis

Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis

The type of treatment you might receive for ulcerative colitis depends on the severity of the symptoms, the location of the inflammation an...

Imuran (Azathioprine) and 6-MP (6-Mercaptopurine)

What is it? 6-MP (6-Mercaptopurine) and Imuran (Azathioprine) are under the class of medications called immunosuppressants. They work by suppressi...

Humira (Adalimumab)

What is it? Humira is a protein that partially inhibits the activity of the immune system by blocking the inflammatory molecules causing inflammat...

Remicade infliximab

Remicade (Infliximab)

What is it? Remicade (Infliximab) is a protein that partially inhibits the activity of the immune system by blocking the inflammatory molecules ca...

Humira remicade and cimzia for crohn s and colitis what to do when they aren t working well enough

Humira, Remicade and Cimzia for Crohn’s and Colitis: What to do when they aren’t working well enough?

Biologic medications such as Humira, Remicade and Cimzia were breakthrough treatments when they first came out and were shown to be far more effect...

Ulcerative Colitis Guidelines

When treating their patients, physicians want to use the best tests and the most effective treatments available. This often means making choices fr...

Simponi (Golimumab)

What is it? Simponi is a protein that partially inhibits the activity of the immune system by blocking the inflammatory molecules causing inflamma...

Sulfasalazine

What is it? Sulfasalazine is under a class of medications called 5-aminosalicylates (5-ASA). It works as an anti-inflammatory by limiting the prod...

Prednisone

Prednisone

What is it? Prednisone is under a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by suppressing the immune system which results in a decrea...

What new treatments for crohn s and colitis are being developed

What New Treatments for Crohn’s and Colitis Are Being Developed?

Great efforts are being made to find new treatments for people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), specifically the two main forms of IBD: Crohn...

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