Ulcerative Colitis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

balsalazide Balsalazide

Balsalazide reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation in the colon (bowel)...learn more »

sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine

Sulfasalazine 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. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system...learn more »

hydrocortisone rectal (foam, enema) Hydrocortisone Rectal (foam, Enema)

Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine that reduces inflammation in the body...learn more »

dexamethasone (injection) Dexamethasone (injection)

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

dexamethasone (oral) Dexamethasone (oral)

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

atropine Atropine

Atropine produces many effects in the body, including relief from spasms of the gastrointestinal tract (stomach and intestines), the bladder, and the biliary...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a steroid. It 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 »



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