You’ve had stomach cramps for weeks, you’re exhausted and losing weight, and you keep having to run to the bathroom. What’s going on?
It could be an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But which one?
There are two: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. They have a lot in common, including long-term inflammation in your digestive system. But they also have some key differences that affect treatment.
By the way, if you hear some people just say “colitis,” that’s not the same thing. It means inflammation...
NeedyMeds can fill you in on more than 2,400 drug aid programs. You can find out which help pay for each type of biologic used to treat Crohn's disease. NeedyMeds also provides a list of state-sponsored programs and discount drug cards.
In general, when your doctor prescribes a drug or you buy one without a prescription, choosing a generic version can save you money. This is because when a drug maker's patent expires, another company can produce a generic version of the drug without paying the early costs to research and create it. These drugs have the same active ingredients, but they cost less.