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Celiac Sprue (cont.)

Medications

  • In a small percentage of persons with celiac sprue, the condition fails to respond to a gluten-free diet alone. In some people whose conditions are unresponsive,corticosteroids or lactose restrictions may be helpful.

  • In people whose conditions do not respond well to corticosteroid therapy, other medical conditions should be considered.
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