Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

Inflammatory bowel disease is common amongst older people and there are big differences in the choice of treatment for different age groups. Patients over the age of 60 often receive cortisone drugs instead of more modern medicines that target the immune system. This according to a large registry study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in Gastroenterology.

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines

Inflammatory bowel disease is common amongst older people and there are big differences in the choice of treatment for different age groups. Patients over the age of 60 often receive cortisone ...

Mon 13 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Older people with bowel disease receive older medicines, Mon 13 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

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