The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Drugs for Treatment of Peptic Ulcers
January 3, 1997 (Issue: 991)Most peptic ulcers not caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are now thought to be associated with infection of the gastric mucosa by the gram-negative bacilli Helicobacter pylori. The majority of NSAID-related ulcers are gastric....more
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