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...
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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...
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Corticosteroids
Corticosteroids suppress the immune system and are used to treat moderate to severely active Crohn's disease. These drugs work non-specifically, meanin...
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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...
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Immunomodulators
This class of medications modulates or suppresses the body’s immune system response so it cannot cause ongoing inflammation. Immunomodulators, which may tak...
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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...
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IBD Medication Guide
Comprehensive guide of all medications for people suffering for IBD: http://ibdmedicationguide.org/browse
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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...
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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...
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