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Drugs Used for Chronic Colitis

Drugs Used for Chronic Colitis

Drug

Dosage

Sulfasalazine

10–30 mg/kg, PO, bid-tid

Tylosin

40–80 mg/kg/day

Metronidazole

10–30 mg/kg, PO, once to three times daily

Prednisone

2–4 mg/kg, PO, every other day

Budesonide

3 mg/m2/day, PO

Raw linseed oil

1 oz/day in the feed

Azathioprine

50 mg/m2, PO, daily for 2 wk, then every other day

Chlorambucil

2 mg/m2, PO, every other day