Patients with IBD can experience some very awkward and distressing symptoms, including abdominal pain, diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, fever, weight loss and signs of malnutrition.6 In the UK, there are an estimated 260,000 people diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), the two most common forms of IBD characterised by chronic inflammation of the gut.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed on this website or in the Patient Information Leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard.
By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.