Thiopurine Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis: A Critical Review of the Evidence for Current Clinical Practice.

Abstract

Background Due to toxicity problems and controversial evidence, thiopurine use in ulcerative colitis (UC) has faced a lot of criticism. We present a critical review of the literature on efficacy of thiopurines in UC. Methods Studies evaluating therapeutic efficacy of thiopurine remission induction and/or maintenance treatment in UC were identified using… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/ibd/izx025

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