IBD and Medications

Do I Have To Take Medications?
"Medication treating Crohn’s disease is designed to suppress your immune system’s abnormal inflammatory response that is causing your symptoms. Suppres...
Mon, 17 Aug, 2020 at 1:26 PM
Aminosalicylates
These include medications that contain 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA). These drugs are not specifically approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) fo...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:39 PM
Corticosteroids
Corticosteroids suppress the immune system and are used to treat moderate to severely active Crohn's disease. These drugs work non-specifically, meanin...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:41 PM
Antibiotics
Antibiotics may be to treat bacterial infections in the GI tract. Infections in Crohn’s disease can include abscesses and fistulas around the anal canal and...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:41 PM
Immunomodulators
This class of medications modulates or suppresses the body’s immune system response so it cannot cause ongoing inflammation. Immunomodulators, which may tak...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:43 PM
Biologics
These medications are the latest class of therapy for people with Crohn's disease who have not responded well to conventional therapy. Biologics are an...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:46 PM
IBD Medication Guide
Comprehensive guide of all medications for people suffering for IBD: http://ibdmedicationguide.org/browse
Wed, 19 Aug, 2020 at 6:31 PM
What are Rescue Medications and Therapies for Flare Ups?
Corticosteroids are powerful and fast-acting anti-inflammatory drugs that have been frequently used in the treatment of acute flare-ups of IBD. Corticostero...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:48 PM
Medical Marijuana in IBD
"In small studies, smoking cannabis (marijuana — the dried parts of the cannabis plant) has improved IBD symptoms, including pain, nausea, and decrease...
Fri, 21 Aug, 2020 at 12:24 PM