5-aminosalicylic acids and the risk of renal disease: a large British epidemiologic study.
BACKGROUND and AIMS: This study was performed to quantify the risk of renal disease in patients using aminosalicylates (5-ASA). METHODS: Data from the United Kingdom General Practice Research Database were used to estimate the incidence of renal disease in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or prescription for 5-ASA and in patients without IBD. In a nested case-control analysis, each case of renal disease was matched to 5 controls. RESULTS: Among the 19,025 5-ASA users with...Expand abstract
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