Which experimental agents have shown efficacy in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Apr 10, 2020
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Clinical trial agents tend to be disease-specific (ie, an agent works for Crohn disease but not for ulcerative colitis, or vice versa). These include anti-adhesion molecules and anticytokine therapies. [1] In Crohn disease, additional agents include T-cell marker therapies and mesenchymal stem cells; in ulcerative colitis, anti-inflammatory proteins have also been studied. [1]

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