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Wed, Apr 8, 2015 11:33pm

New Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator, @kanaazpereira

Edward Loftus Jr., M. D., discusses the recent Food and Drug Administration approval of a new treatment for ulcerative colitis. Dr. Loftus explains the process Uceris, a budesonide foam, went through to receive FDA approval. The phase three trials found higher remission rates, improvement in disease activity, and rectal bleeding. The new drug will be available soon for treatment of ulcerative colitis.

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Dr. Loftus is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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