Other treatments

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If you have Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis (the two main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD) you may come across other treatments besides immunosuppressants, biological drugs and surgery.

This information sheet looks at a few of these. You can obtain further information from your doctor, pharmacist, the information leaflet supplied with your medication or from the website: medicines.org.uk

Symptomatic drugs
Antibiotics
Nutritional treatments and supplements
Proton-pump inhibitors
Allopurinol
Adacolumn
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Last reviewed: August 2019