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Crohn’s Disease Treatments

Living With Crohn’s Disease? You Have Treatment Options.

If you’ve been living with Crohn’s disease symptoms for some time, you’ve likely tried several types of treatment in search of relief. Below is a breakdown of the five main types, some of which you’re probably familiar with, and information about a more recent option—called biologics—that may be worth exploring with your doctor.

 

5 Types of Crohn’s Disease Treatments

There are 5 groups of medications used to treat Crohn’s disease.

Aminosalicylates (5-ASA)

Aminosalicylates (5-ASA)*

These drugs work in the GI tract to decrease inflammation

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids

Oral, topical, or intravenously infused drugs used to suppress the immune system

Immunomodulators

Immunomodulators*

Oral or injectable drugs that modify or weaken the immune system to reduce inflammation

Antibiotics†

Antibiotics

Some can treat bacterial infections in the GI tract

Biologics

Biologics

The newest type of therapy, biologics are injectables or infusions that target inflammation that may cause Crohn's disease symptoms

*Recommended by the American College of Gastroenterology Practice Guidelines for the treatment of Crohn’s disease but it is not approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.

  

The STELARA® Option

STELARA® is a prescription biologic with dosing designed specifically for Crohn’s disease. Only STELARA® starts with a one-time intravenous (IV) infusion to help reduce symptoms, followed by subcutaneous maintenance injections to help keep the disease under control.

 

Watch How Terrie Found Relief With The Help Of STELARA®

Results may vary. STELARA® may not be right for everyone. Only your doctor can decide if STELARA® is right for you.

How STELARA® Works

How STELARA® Works

Learn how STELARA® works differently than other medications.

Cost & Insurance

Cost & Insurance

You might be eligible to pay just $5 a dose.*

STELARA® Stories

STELARA® Stories

Watch the stories of people who found relief with STELARA® or share your story.

Sign Up for More Information

Sign Up for More Information

Get more info on Crohn’s disease and how STELARA® can help.

*$20,000 maximum program benefit per calendar year. Not valid for patients enrolled in Medicare, Medicare Part D, or Medicaid. Visit Stelara.JanssenCarePathSavings.com for full eligibility requirements.

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