• Anti-inflammatory medications mainly used to treat Ulcerative Colitis
  • Only appropriate in general for septic complications, bacterial overgrowth, post-operative prophylaxis or perianal disease
  • Anti-TNF are indicated for moderate and severe IBD
  • Vedolizumab has been shown to be effective and safe for patients suffering from moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease or UC
  • Corticosteroid that has low systemic bioavailability and is effective for inducing remission in mild ileal and ileocaecal Crohn’s disease
  • T-cell inhibiting calcineurin inhibitors are of limited value in Crohn’s disease and are mainly used in acute severe UC
  • Potent anti-inflammatory agents, primarily used for moderate to severe relapses of Crohn’s Disease
  • Generally reserved for those refractory or intolerant to thiopurines or anti-TNF
  • AZA & 6-MP are used to avoid prolonged steroid use by maintaining remission
  • Overview of surgical procedures, including for jejunal and ileal disease, colonic disease and perianal disease
  • Includes enteral polymeric feeds, parenteral nutrition & other nutritional therapy

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