Celiac Disease - Medications
Medicine is only needed if you or your child becomes seriously ill with
celiac disease or if
complications develop. Some complications, such as delayed growth, can't be treated
Your doctor may recommend taking a vitamin
supplement to make sure you get enough
vitamins and minerals.
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Some doctors prescribe steroid
medicines to ease inflammation in the intestine and to help it absorb nutrients
better. But not all doctors agree on this.
other possible illnesses have been ruled out, steroids or other medicines
that change the
immune system response may be used to treat refractory
sprue that doesn't respond to a gluten-free diet.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
September 16, 2013
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