Which medications should be minimized prior to surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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If possible, the use of corticosteroids should be minimized before surgery. Poor postoperative outcomes have been associated with prednisone doses greater than 30 mg/day. [1]


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