Treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Treatment involves the following:
- Alternative and complementary therapiesfor Crohn's disease
- Alternative and complementary therapies for ulcerative colitis
Other experimental therapies are still being studied for use in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. These therapies are not yet approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA); you may want to ask your doctor about taking part in a clinical trial.
American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at: http://www.gastro.org/ . Accessed March 6, 2006.
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America website. Available at: http://www.ccfa.org/ . Accessed March 6, 2006.
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ . Accessed March 6, 2006.
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