Treatments

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Treatments

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...

Treatments for Crohn's Disease

There is not yet a cure for Crohn’s disease so the primary goal of treatment is reduce the inflammation in the affected areas of your digestive tra...

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...

Methotrexate (Rheumatrex)

What is it? Methotrexate is under a class of medications called immunosuppressants. It works by partially inhibiting the activities of the immune ...

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...

Entocort (Budesonide)

What is it? Entocort is under a class of medications called corticosteroids. It works by suppressing the immune system which reduces the inflammat...

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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Common side effects of medications for crohn s disease and ulcerative colitis

Common Side Effects of Medications for Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

There are many benefits to using medications for Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis such as controlling symptoms, and in the case of anti-TNFs (...

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