BIOLOGICS

Modified: February 3, 2020

Dear @[email protected],

Your healthcare team has discussed the following subject with you: biologics. Here is some additional information. Let us know if you have any questions regarding this information.

  • This medication belongs to a class of drugs called biologics. It helps to reduce irritation and swelling (inflammation) in the intestines. In some cases, this medication is used by itself. In other cases, this medication is used together with another medication to achieve better results.

  • Before taking this medication, let your healthcare team know about other medical conditions that you may have or other medications (even over-the-counter medications or alternative therapies) you may be taking.

  • The best way to control your disease is by taking your medication as directed. Even when you do not have any symptoms, it is very important to continue taking your medication to prevent your disease from becoming active again. Do not alter the amount of the medication or how frequently you take it on your own.

  • If you have any side effects or you continue to have symptoms, speak to your healthcare team immediately.

For further information, please check out http://www.ibdmedicationguide.org/ or follow this link:

 

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