Effective medication
may help reduce symptoms.

Effective medical treatment for UC may help to accomplish an important goal: it may help control symptoms including diarrhea, rectal bleeding, and abdominal pain.

If you’re experiencing symptoms, work with your doctor to discuss a treatment plan that’s right for you.

Prescription medicines that treat ulcerative colitis.

There are a number of prescription medications available for people with UC. The following are 5 categories of drugs prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis:

The role of surgery in UC.

In some people with UC, medical therapy is not completely successful, or complications arise that suggest the possibility of surgery.

Did you know?

A goal of some UC
medications may be to
control inflammation.

By controlling inflammation,
treatment may play a role in
suppressing UC symptoms.