Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Drugs for Peptic Ulcers
February 1, 2004 (Issue: 18)Most peptic ulcers not caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are associated with infection of the gastric mucosa by the gram-negative bacilli Helicobacter pylori. The majority of NSAID-related ulcers are gastric. H. pylori infection...more
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