Is 5 ASA an immunosupressive drug?

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men8ifr
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   Posted 8/27/2008 5:36 AM (GMT -6)   
Is 5 ASA an immunosupressive drug
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Red_34
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   Posted 8/27/2008 6:00 AM (GMT -6)   
No, 5-ASA's are an anti-inflammatory medication for the colon. It doesn't suppress the immune system.
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