Acid peptic diseases: pharmacological approach to treatment.

  title={Acid peptic diseases: pharmacological approach to treatment.},
  author={Alex Roberto Ram{\'i}rez Mej{\'i}a and Walter K Kraft},
  journal={Expert review of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={2 3},
Acid peptic disorders are the result of distinctive, but overlapping pathogenic mechanisms leading to either excessive acid secretion or diminished mucosal defense. They are common entities present in daily clinical practice that, owing to their chronicity, represent a significant cost to healthcare. Key elements in the success of controlling these entities have been the development of potent and safe drugs based on physiological targets. The histamine-2 receptor antagonists revolutionized the… CONTINUE READING

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