Treatment Guidelines from The Medical Letter
Treatment of Peptic Ulcers and GERD
August 1, 2008 (Issue: 72)Peptic ulcers caused by treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are mainly gastric ulcers. Most duodenal and other gastric ulcers are caused by the gram-negative bacillus Helicobacter pylori. Gastroesophageal reflux disease...more
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