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What are the main goals if you have Crohn's disease?

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When you have Crohn's disease, you have two main goals:

  • Prevent flare-ups
  • Keep them away for good

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Crohn's Disease," "Types of Medications," "Crohn's Disease Medication Options," "Corticosteroids," "Aminosalicylates."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Sulfasalazine and the 5-aminosalicylates."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 15, 2020

SOURCES:

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America: "Crohn's Disease," "Types of Medications," "Crohn's Disease Medication Options," "Corticosteroids," "Aminosalicylates."

UpToDate: "Patient information: Sulfasalazine and the 5-aminosalicylates."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on October 15, 2020

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