AGA issues ulcerative colitis medical management guideline — 3 insights

The American Gastroenterological Association published a guideline on medical management of ulcerative colitis in Gastroenterology.

What you should know:

1. The guideline focuses on using oral and topical 5-aminosalicylates medications, rectal corticosteroids and oral budesonide to provide high-quality care.

2. The guideline is intended for patients with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis, but the treatments could have varying degrees of effectiveness among patients.

3. AGA does not address biologic therapies and/or immunomodulators with this guideline.

To view the entire guideline, click here.

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