If you’re suffering from moderate to severe inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), your gastroenterologist may speak with you about biologic injections. Biologics are drugs formed from proteins that are designed to inhibit triggers in the immune system that fuel inflammation. They are a mainstay of treatment for many patients struggling with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease, and can be used in conjunction with immunosuppressants and other IBD treatments. Since biologics are proteins, they can’t be ingested orally as the digestive system will break them down and render them ineffective.
We offer the following infusion medications and treatments: