Side Effects Of Asacol Steroids

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Side Effects of Medications Used to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease

While most patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease do well with amino-salicylates that are extremely safe such as Asacol and Pentasa, many need to be treated with drugs that potentially can have significant side effects.

 

The different classes of second line medications include steroids such as Prednisone and Entocort, Immunosuppressive agents such as 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) and Imuran, and biologics such as Remicade and Humira. If your physician feels that your disease is not...

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