gastroenterology
IBD

New biologics for CD bring better safety


A review of the safety of drugs for Crohns’ disease has found that newer biologics such as vedolizumab and ustekinumab appear to be safer options than anti-TNF agents. The review said adverse events associated with vedolizumab appear to be mainly upper respiratory tract infections and nasopharyngitis with no serious risk of opportunistic infections or malignancy. ...

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