Medications for ulcerative colitis


Dr. Brian Bressler


There are many different types of medications for Crohn's and colitis that are all designed to do the same thing: control the inflammation. You can take pills, rectal suppositories or enemas,... In this video Dr. Bressler discusses medications like 5 - ASA (mesalamine or 5-aminosalicylic acid), corticosteroids (Prednisone), Azathioprine (Imuran) or Purinethol (6-MP), infliximab (Remicade), golimumab (Simponi), adalimumab (Humira).

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