Post-prandial ranitidine is superior to post-prandial omeprazole in control of gastric acidity in healthy volunteers.

@article{Khoury1999PostprandialRI,
  title={Post-prandial ranitidine is superior to post-prandial omeprazole in control of gastric acidity in healthy volunteers.},
  author={Ramez M Khoury and Philip O. Katz and D. Castell},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={
          1211-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Episodic heartburn is a common problem, affecting over 40 million Americans. Although omeprazole provides excellent acid suppression when used daily, the use of omeprazole as on-demand therapy for episodic symptoms has not been extensively studied. AIM To compare the onset and duration of post-prandial gastric acid suppression by omeprazole (10 and 20 mg) or ranitidine (75 and 150 mg) taken as single doses in healthy volunteers. METHODS Twenty-four healthy volunteers (14 male, 10… CONTINUE READING
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