Understanding Crohn Disease Medications Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

certolizumab Certolizumab

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

adalimumab Adalimumab

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

infliximab Infliximab

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

budesonide (oral) Budesonide (oral)

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

olsalazine Olsalazine

Olsalazine affects substances in the body that cause inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea...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 »

betamethasone (oral) Betamethasone (oral)

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

triamcinolone (oral) Triamcinolone (oral)

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

cortisone Cortisone

Cortisone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...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 »

methylprednisolone Methylprednisolone

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

mercaptopurine Mercaptopurine

Mercaptopurine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells 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 »

prednisolone Prednisolone

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

methotrexate (injection) Methotrexate (injection)

Methotrexate interferes with the growth of certain cells of the body, especially cells that reproduce quickly, such as cancer cells, bone marrow cells, and s...learn more »

methotrexate (oral) Methotrexate (oral)

Methotrexate interferes with the growth of certain cells of the body, especially cells that reproduce quickly, such as cancer cells, bone marrow cells, and s...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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