Aminosalicylates contain the compound 5-aminosalicylic acid, or 5-ASA, which helps reduce inflammation. These drugs are used to prevent relapses and maintain remission in mild-to-moderate Crohns disease.
The standard aminosalicylate drug is sulfazine (Azulfidine). This drug combines the 5-ASA drug mesalamine with sulfapyridine, a sulfa antibiotic. While sulfazine is cheap and effective, the sulfa component of the drug can cause unpleasant side effects,...Read more
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Generic Name: ADALIMUMAB - INJECTIONPronounced: (A-da-LIM-ue-mab)Humira Crohn's Dis Start Pck SubQ Precautions See also Warnings... Read more »