Comparative tolerability of therapies for ulcerative colitis.

  title={Comparative tolerability of therapies for ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Sandro Ardizzone and Gabriele Bianchi Porro},
  journal={Drug safety},
  volume={25 8},
This article reviews the clinical pharmacology, adverse events, and comparative tolerability of the drugs commonly available for treating ulcerative colitis. Synthetic glucocorticoids are the most commonly used conventional corticosteroids in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Corticosteroids can be expected to impact on every organ system and most metabolic activities of the body. Suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis is common, but reversible, with conventional… CONTINUE READING


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