What are the goals of pharmacotherapy in pediatric Crohn disease?

Updated: Oct 23, 2018
  • Author: Andrew B Grossman, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy in Crohn disease are to reduce morbidity and prevent complications. Agent classes used include 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) derivatives, corticosteroids, immunosuppressive agents, biologic agents, and antibiotics.


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