[5-aminosalicylic acid in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease].

@article{Moum20035aminosalicylicAI,
  title={[5-aminosalicylic acid in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease].},
  author={Bj\orn Allan Moum},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 18},
  pages={2565-7}
}
BACKGROUND Ulcerative colitis and Cohn's disease are characterised by exacerbations and remissions. Their aetiology is not known and treatment modalities are therefore focused on the inflammation. MATERIAL AND METHODS A review is given of the literature on the clinical efficacy and safety of treatment with 5-aminosalicylates. RESULTS Aminosalicylic acid… CONTINUE READING