Cimetidine in patients with gastric ulcer: a multicentre controlled trial.

  title={Cimetidine in patients with gastric ulcer: a multicentre controlled trial.},
  author={Felicity Frost and I Rahbek and Simon J. Rune and Klaus B. Jensen and E Gudmand-Hoyer and E Krag and J\orgen Rask-Madsen and Henrik R. Wulff and J Garbol and K G Jensen and M Hojlund and V R Nissen},
  journal={British medical journal},
  volume={2 6090},
Forty-five adult outpatients with endoscopically confirmed gastric ulceration completed a double-blind trial of either cimetidine (1 g/day) or placebo. After six weeks 18 of the 23 patients receiving cimetidine showed complete ulcer healing compared with only six of the 22 patients receiving placebo. The cimetidine group also had fewer days with pain than the placebo group but the difference was not statistically significant. Cimetidine therefore seems to promote healing of gastric ulcers… CONTINUE READING

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