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 Formulary Chapter 1: Gastro-intestinal system - Full Chapter
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01.05  Expand sub section  Chronic bowel disorders
01.05  Expand sub section  Irritable bowel syndrome
01.05  Expand sub section  Malabsorption syndromes
01.05  Expand sub section  Inflammatory bowel disease
01.05  Expand sub section  Antibiotic-associated colitis to top
01.05  Expand sub section  Diverticular disease
01.05  Expand sub section  Aminosalicylates
01.05  Expand sub section  Corticosteroids
01.05  Expand sub section  Food allergy
01.05  Expand sub section  Cytokine inhibitors to top
01.05  Expand sub section  Food Allergy
01.05.01  Expand sub section  Aminosalicylates
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Corticosteroids
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Oral
01.05.02  Expand sub section  Topical to top
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting the immune response
01.05.03  Expand sub section  Cytokine inhibitors : Treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s diseaseTwo biosimilar versions of
01.05.04  Expand sub section  Food allergy
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