Drugs For Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are different classes of substances useful. Details of their selection are discussed in the individual disease (see treatment of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis treatment). 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA, mesalamine) 5-ASA inhibits the production of prostaglandins and leukotrienes and has other beneficial effects on the inflammatory cascade. Because 5-ASA is only active intraluminal and on the other hand quickly absorbed in the proximal…

September 3, 2018
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