Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

infliximab Infliximab

Infliximab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation...learn more »

tacrolimus (oral) Tacrolimus (oral)

Tacrolimus lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted ...learn more »

mesalamine (rectal) Mesalamine (rectal)

Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea...learn more »

mesalamine (oral) Mesalamine (oral)

Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

hydrocortisone (oral) Hydrocortisone (oral)

Hydrocortisone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Hydrocortisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

cholestyramine Cholestyramine

Cholestyramine helps reduce cholesterol (fatty acids) in the blood. High cholesterol is associated with an increased risk of heart disease and atherosclerosi...learn more »

metronidazole Metronidazole

Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Prednisolone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

azathioprine Azathioprine

Azathioprine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplante...learn more »

ciprofloxacin (oral) Ciprofloxacin (oral)

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Ciprofloxacin fights bacteria in the body...learn more »





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