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  • Published in Gastroenterology & hepatology 2007

Overcoming adherence issues in ulcerative colitis.

@article{Kane2007OvercomingAI,
  title={Overcoming adherence issues in ulcerative colitis.},
  author={S Kane},
  journal={Gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={3 10},
  pages={
          795-9
        }
}
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic condition requiring lifelong medication to minimize the incidence of symptomatic flares. Nevertheless, studies have shown that a large proportion of patients are nonadherent to their prescribed therapeutic regimen. This review examines studies of patient adherence to 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) therapy in real world settings and considers the reasons that patients do not adhere to medication. Patients offer numerous reasons for not taking medication as… CONTINUE READING

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