Healthy Living

A Patient’s Perspective on Routine Crohn’s Check-ups

The crazy medications you have to take

You’re finally almost done. You’ve got a slip of paper in your hand and the nice lady at the front desk is setting you up with your next routine check-up. Some bizarre medication you cannot spell or read aloud is written on the slip of paper. Why are medications for inflammatory bowel disease always written in foreign languages? It always seems to be the case. That’s why you struggle to write down the drug name that your doctor rattles off like it’s no big deal.