The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs For Treatment of Peptic Ulcers
November 29, 1991 (Issue: 858)Drugs that accelerate healing and prevent relapse or reurrence of peptic ulcers act either by decreasing gastric acidity or by enhancing mucosal defense mechanisms. Risk factors that may cause breakdown of mucosal defenses include the use of...more
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