Parental use of 5-ASA for IBD before conception, during pregnancy safe for offspring

Paternal and maternal use of 5-aminosalicylic acid for treatment of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis before conception and during pregnancy is safe, based on offspring outcomes in a nationwide Danish cohort study.“This study gives the first controlled results of different adverse birth outcomes after preconceptual paternal use of [], and it has the largest number of prescribed 5-ASA during pregnancy to date,” Bente Mertz Nørgård, MD, PhD, DMSc, chief physician and professor at the University of Southern Denmark and Odense University Hospital, and colleagues wrote inRead More

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