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Digestive system diseases

Untangling IBS from IBD

Although they sound similar, share some symptoms and are not mutually exclusive, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease are two distinct conditions that require different approaches.

Oct 20 Infographic

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IBD and IBS symptoms

Irritable bowel syndrome summary

IBS Treatment

Inflammatory bowel disease summary

Ulcerative colitis summary

Crohns disease summary

IBD Treatment

Correction: This infographic lists methotrexate as a treatment for moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis. This is an error. Methotrexate has no role in the maintenance of remission in ulcerative colitis.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2020.20208495

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