Chapter 19. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Which mesalamine formulation would be most appropriate for a patient with active ulcerative colitis (UC) who has extensive disease?
B. Delayed-release capsule
Which medication is delivered via intravenous infusion?
Prior to initiating therapy with azathioprine, patients should be evaluated for activity of which enzyme?
A. Thiopurine methyltransferase
B. Azathioprine dehydrogenase
C. Dihydrofolate reductase
D. Alanine aminotransferase
Loperamide should be avoided in patients with active UC due to its ability to induce which one of the following complications?
Probiotics may be most helpful in patients with IBD who have:
Which one of the following medications would be contraindicated in a pregnant patient with CD?
Which one of the following disorders is a possible extraintestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease?
The mechanism of action of vedolizumab can best be characterized as:
D. Leukocyte adhesion inhibition