TITLE

2008 - Review: Azathioprine, infliximab, certolizumab, and adalimumab are effective for maintaining remission in Crohn disease

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, John K.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/20/2008, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses interventions that are effective for maintaining remission in Crohn disease. Meta-analysis showed that azathioprine and omega-3 fatty acids were more effective than placebo for maintaining remission. It is concluded that azathioprine, methotrexate, infliximab, certolizumab, adalimumab, natalizumab, enteral nutrition, and omega-3 fatty acids are effective for maintaining remission in Crohn disease.
ACCESSION #
33767702

 

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