THERAPIES FOR CROHN'S DISEASE: a clinical update

Carlos Walter SOBRADO, Raquel Franco LEAL, Lucas Faraco SOBRADO
2016 Arquivos de Gastroenterologia  
The main objectives of clinical therapy in Crohn's disease are clinical and endoscopic remission without the use of corticosteroids for long periods of time, prevention of hospitalization and surgery, and improvement of quality of life. The main limitation of drug therapy is the loss of response over the long term, which makes incorporation of new drugs to the therapeutic arsenal necessary. This review analyses the main drugs currently used in clinical treatment of Crohn's disease.
doi:10.1590/s0004-28032016000300016 pmid:27438429 fatcat:zykgugzc6nehbcvfftpo3l7qi4