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Corticosteroid therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1546
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Corticosteroids (kor-ti-koh-STER-oids) are strong inhibitors of inflammation (swelling). To ‘inhibit’ means to slow down or cut down on something. This pamphlet explains what corticosteriods do, how they work, when they are used, and how they are given. Precautions, side effects, and what to expect after treatment are explained. Side effects that require contacting your primary health care provider are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Alternate Title
Corticosteroid therapy in IBD
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (9 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Prednisone
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Prednisone
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Medications
Abstract
Corticosteroids (kor-ti-koh-STER-oids) are strong inhibitors of inflammation (swelling). To ‘inhibit’ means to slow down or cut down on something. This pamphlet explains what corticosteriods do, how they work, when they are used, and how they are given. Precautions, side effects, and what to expect after treatment are explained. Side effects that require contacting your primary health care provider are listed.
Notes
This pamphlet replaced pamphlet 1139, Prednisone Therapy.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Pamphlet Number
1546
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Methotrexate (MTX) therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2021.
Pamphlet Number
1138
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Your health care provider feels that treatment with methotrexate (meth-oh-TREX-ate) might help your Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. These are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet explains what methotrexate (MTX) is, how well it works, side effects of MTX, who should not take MTX, and precautions. Instructions for injecting MTX are given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2021
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (13 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Methotrexate
Crohn's disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Immunosuppressive Agents
Subjects (LCSH)
Crohn's disease
Methotrexate
Immunosuppressive agents
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Specialty
Gastrointestinal System
Medications
Abstract
Your health care provider feels that treatment with methotrexate (meth-oh-TREX-ate) might help your Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. These are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet explains what methotrexate (MTX) is, how well it works, side effects of MTX, who should not take MTX, and precautions. Instructions for injecting MTX are given.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program
Pamphlet Number
1138
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Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Biologics

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edited by Adam S. Cheifetz, Joseph D. Feuerstein. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2018.
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This book is a concise yet comprehensive overview of the use of biologics for the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The volume details how best to utilize these medications in order to optimize their efficacy and safety, as well as how to understand, recognize, and treat complications that may arise from using biologics to treat IBD. The text also focuses on new data, novel biologics, and biosimilars of this rapidly expanding field. Written by experts in the field, Treatment …
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Other Authors
Cheifetz, Adam S.
Feuerstein, Joseph D.
Responsibility
edited by Adam S. Cheifetz, Joseph D. Feuerstein
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 335 p.) : 22 illus., 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319602769
9783319602752 (print ed.)
9783319602776 (print ed.)
9783319868233 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Inflammatory Agents - therapeutic use
Biological Products - therapeutic use
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Specialty
Biological Therapy
Gastroenterology
Abstract
This book is a concise yet comprehensive overview of the use of biologics for the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The volume details how best to utilize these medications in order to optimize their efficacy and safety, as well as how to understand, recognize, and treat complications that may arise from using biologics to treat IBD. The text also focuses on new data, novel biologics, and biosimilars of this rapidly expanding field. Written by experts in the field, Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Biologics is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, allied health professionals, fellows, and trainees who treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Contents
Mechanism of Action and Pharmacokinetics of Biologics -- Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor Agents in Ulcerative Colitis -- Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor Agents in Crohn's Disease -- Anti-TNF Therapy for Treatment of Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Use of Biologics in the Postoperative Management of Crohn's Disease -- Biologics in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding -- Concomitant Use of Immunosuppressive Therapy with Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Antagonists in Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologic Agents -- Use of Biologics in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Prior to Surgery and Perioperative Risks -- Cessation of Biologics—Can it be Done? -- Biologic Therapy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Infectious Complications of Biologics -- Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Inhibitors and Risks of Malignancy -- Non-infectious and Non-malignant Complications of Biologics -- Biosimilars in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2017: State of the Science, State of the Art, State of the Finances -- Anti-Integrin Agents in IBD: Efficacy and Risk of Complications -- Novel Agents in Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Quality, Safety, and Practical Considerations of Using Biologic Therapies.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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