Thiopurine therapy in inflammatory bowel disease.


The thiopurines azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine have been used in the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis for over 40 years. Randomized controlled trials have supported their use in the treatment of active disease, as well as for the maintenance of disease remission. Presently, the most debated issues surrounding the thiopurines include… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/egh.10.59


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@article{Ha2010ThiopurineTI, title={Thiopurine therapy in inflammatory bowel disease.}, author={Christina Y. Ha and Themistocles Dassopoulos}, journal={Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={2010}, volume={4 5}, pages={575-88} }