What Are the Complications of Home IBD Medications?

  • Kathryn VossEmail author


Inflammatory bowel disease may be treated with a variety of medications depending on the severity of disease, location of disease, and goals of treatment. Common medications include systemic and local glucocorticoids, antibiotics, 5-aminosalicylates, immunomodulatory agents, and biologic therapies. Each medication class carries distinct and important side effects.


Glucocorticoids Antibiotics Aminosalicylates Immunomodulators Biologics Inflammatory bowel disease Side effects Adverse drug reactions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MedStar Georgetown University and Washington Hospital CenterWashington, DCUSA

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