Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality in Ulcerative Colitis Topic Guide

Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality in Ulcerative Colitis Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality in Ulcerative Colitis: Most people with ulcerative colitis live a normal lifespan when the disease is properly managed. For the small number for whom ulcerative colitis is fatal, the main causes include secondary cancers and autoimmune problems.

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Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality in Ulcerative Colitis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

balsalazide Balsalazide

The Colazal brand of balsalazide is used to treat mild to moderate active ulcerative colitis in adults and children who are at least 5 years old...learn more »

infliximab Infliximab

Infliximab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and severe or disabling plaque psoriasis in adults.

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olsalazine Olsalazine

Olsalazine is used to treat ulcerative colitis...learn more »

mesalamine (rectal) Mesalamine (rectal)

Mesalamine rectal is used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis in adults...learn more »

mesalamine (oral) Mesalamine (oral)

Mesalamine is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid that reduces inflammation in the body, and also suppresses your immune system...learn more »

methotrexate (injection) Methotrexate (injection)

Methotrexate is used to treat leukemia and certain types of cancer of the breast, skin, head and neck, or lung...learn more »

methotrexate (oral) Methotrexate (oral)

Methotrexate is used to treat leukemia and certain types of cancer of the breast, skin, head and neck, lung, or uterus...learn more »