Corticosteroids have represented the mainstay of medical treatment for induction of remission in inflammatory bowel disease. Aim of this paper is to review mechanisms of action, safety and efficacy of beclomethasone dipropionate, a steroid with enhanced topical intestinal activity and low systemic activity, in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery