Your health care provider feels that treatment with golimumab may help you manage your inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This pamphlet describes what golimumab is and some important aspects of therapy with this medication. Precautions and possible side effects are listed.
Ulcerative proctitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the general name for diseases that cause inflammation (swelling and irritation) in the intestines (“gut”). It includes ulcerative proctitis, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. How this condition is diagnosed as well as the symptoms and treatments are reviewed.