Imunnosupressant drugs are used to inhibit the immune system from producing an inflammatory response, which causes ulcerative colitis. These drugs, which are used alone and in combination, are typically used when the disease has not responded to other treatments, or for maintenance of remissions.
Melatonin is a naturally occurring hormone in the body that is produced by the pineal gland. It has been well known for its role in the sleep cycle but has more recently been shown to function as an antioxidant and as a player in proper immune system functioning. There is currently a Phase II clinical trial recruiting subjects with ulcerative…