Drug Combination May Be Best Route for UC Remission

Oral and topical 5-aminosalicylates together may help ulcerative colitis patients achieve disease remission status better than just oral therapy, according to a report in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. Researchers at the U.K.’s Leeds General Infirmary said a review of study data also showed periodic topical treatment was better at preventing relapses than oral 5-aminosalicylates. Read the abstract. Medscape/Reuters