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Understanding Crohn Disease Medications (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Medically reviewed by: Venkatachala Mohan, MD

REFERENCE:

UpToDate. Overview of the medical management of mild to moderate Crohn's disease in adults.


Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2013

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