Immunomodulators – Ulcerative Colitis

Use: to maintain remission

  1. Azathioprine: taken daily
    • Side effects include: headache, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, malaise
    • Less common side effects are: Pancreatitis, Bone marrow suppression, lymphoma
    • Regular labs are required for monitoring

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    REMINDER: This information is intended to provide general information and should not be used to base a diagnosis or treatment. Please consult the doctors about your specific condition and the approach for treatment.