Comparison of omega-3 fatty acids and sulfasalazine in ulcerative colitis.

  title={Comparison of omega-3 fatty acids and sulfasalazine in ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Isaias Dichi and Patr{\'i}cia Frenhane and Jane Bandeira Dichi and Carlos Rodriguez Correa and Aparecida Youta Angeleli and Mitsu{\'e} Hironaka Bicudo and Maria Aparecida Marchesan Rodrigues and Carlos Roberto Vict{\'o}ria and Roberto Carlos Burini},
  volume={16 2},
Fish oil omega-3 fatty acids exert antiinflammatory effects on patients with ulcerative colitis. However, a comparative study in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative colitis receiving only sulfasalazine or omega-3 fatty acids has not been performed. We sought to detect changes in the inflammatory disease activity with the use of either fish oil omega-3 fatty acids or sulfasalazine in patients with ulcerative colitis. Ten patients (five male, five female; mean age = 48 +/- 12 y) with mild… CONTINUE READING


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