Overview of medical therapy of peptic ulcer disease.

  title={Overview of medical therapy of peptic ulcer disease.},
  author={James W. Freston},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  volume={19 1},
Medical management of peptic ulcer disease continues to evolve with the recent introduction of new H2-receptor antagonists, prostaglandin analogs, and a proton pump inhibitor, and clarification of the relationship between suppression of gastric acidity and ulcer healing. Nizatidine and roxatidine acetate, the new H2 blockers, are safe and effective but do not appear to have new properties of clinical importance. The modes of action of omeprazole and the prostaglandins have been clarified… CONTINUE READING


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