Patient Information

Information for Patients

Here you will find patient information about a range of conditions affecting the gut and liver.

This information is published by Core – the Digestive Disorders Foundation in association with the British Society of Gastroenterology and the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology. This following web page are provided for information only. The information found is not a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or other health care professional. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment. The publishers are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for ANY form of damages whatsoever resulting from the use (or misuse) of information contained in or implied by the information in this booklet.

Disease Modifying Drugs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD):

The following leaflets are designed to provide information for patients with IBD regarding the use of disease modifying drugs, their indications, side effects and guidelines for safe monitoring. This document does not cover the use of biological agents whose use is considered elsewhere.




Aminosalicylates (5-ASA)

Campaign Against Reflux Disease (CARD)

The Campaign Against Reflux Disease (CARD) is a charity that aims to educate the public about the symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and encourages them to deal with it by seeing their GP.

Dr Pulak Sahay speaks about CARD's work on YouTube - featuring tips on lifestyle modification to help reduce the symptoms of GORD: