Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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March 26, 2016

Biologic Drugs – Are They Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

One of the major medical therapies used to treat chronic inflammatory conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, or psoriasis are anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents. These include, but are not limited to drugs like Remicade, Simponi, Humira and Cimzia. Women who are pregnant, and taking these medications are always concerned about […]

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Tags: Anti-TNF agents, Cimzia, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Crohn's disease, Humira, IBD, pregnancy, psoriasis, Remicade, rheumatoid arthritis, Simponi, Sunanda Kane

April 30, 2015

Infliximab for Patients with Severe Ulcerative Colitis

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Jeanne Tung, M.D., discusses infliximab for patients with severe ulcerative colitis. Specifically, Dr. Tung focuses on a recent study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology that studied using an accelerated schedule compared to the usual dosing schedule of 6 weeks. Infliximab, otherwise known as Remicade, was approved for Crohn’s disease in 1997. Clinical trials demonstrated it […]

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Tags: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, IBD, infliximab, Jeanne Tung, Remicade, ulcerative colitis

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