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.
Blood vessel lumen
Was this article helpful?
Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...