Special Medications

-Mesalamine (Asacol) 400-800 mg PO tid OR

-5-aminosalicylate (Mesalamine) 400-800 mg PO tid or 1 gm PO qid or enema 4 gm/60 mL PR qhs OR -Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine) 0.5-1 gm PO bid, increase over 10 days as tolerated to 0.5-1.0 gm PO qid OR -Olsalazine (Dipentum) 500 mg PO bid OR -Hydrocortisone retention enema, 100 mg in 120 mL saline bid. -Methylprednisolone (Solu-Medrol) 10-20 mg IV q6h OR -Hydrocortisone 100 mg IV q6h OR -Prednisone 40-60 mg/d PO in divided doses. -B12, 100 mcg IM for 5d then 100-200 mcg IM q month. -Multivitamin PO qAM or 1 ampule IV qAM. -Folate 1 mg PO qd.

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment