Effects of tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate (TDB) tablets or cimetidine in the treatment of duodenal ulcer.

@article{Hamilton1983EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate (TDB) tablets or cimetidine in the treatment of duodenal ulcer.},
  author={I Hamilton and B W Worsley and Humphrey O'connor and Anthony T. R. Axon},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1983},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1148-51}
}
Forty patients with duodenal ulcer were randomly allocated to treatment with either tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate tablets or cimetidine for six weeks. Endoscopically confirmed healing of the ulcer occurred in 80% treated with tripotassium dicitrato bismuthate tablets and in 85% treated with cimetidine. Symptomatic improvement was also similar in the two… CONTINUE READING