Medications Commonly Used to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Antibiotics (metronidazole, ciprofloxacin, others) Corticosteroids, classic and novel Enema, foam, suppository Oral
Intravenous Immunomodulators 6-MP/AZA Methotrexate Cyclosporine Biological response modifiers Infliximab
"Distal colonic disease only. fcFor adjunctive therapy.
"Some data to support use; remains controversial. ^Selected patients.
ABBREVIATIONS: 6-MP, 6-mercaptopurine; AZA, azathioprine.
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