IBD flare up- Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease flare up admission

Ulcerative Colitis:

ER:

Routine Labs, EKG, CXR

NPO

IV Fluids

Stool C/S, Ova and Parasite, Cdiff toxin,

CT abd

Hospitalist:

Solumedrol IV 20-40mg Q 2-3 times a day

IV Fluids

Loperamide if not infectious

Pain control

Clear Liquids

GI:

Colonoscopy

Asacol 400-800mg PO TID / Sulfasalazine PO/Mesalamine


(Crohn’s Disease: Anti Saccharomyces cerevisiae ab)

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