The Use of Gastroprotectants in Treating Gastric Ulceration in Dogs *

@inproceedings{Henderson2006TheUO,
  title={The Use of Gastroprotectants in Treating Gastric Ulceration in Dogs *},
  author={Alicia K. Henderson and Cynthia R. L. Webster},
  year={2006}
}
Disruption of the gastric mucosal barrier occurs secondary to a vast array of drugs and diseases, leading to the development of inflammatory, erosive, and ultimately ulcerative lesions. Gastroprotectants such as histamine (H2)-receptor antagonists, proton pump inhibitors, sucralfate, misoprostol, antacids, and bismuth subsalicylate decrease gastric acidity and/or promote mucosal protective mechanisms and, therefore, are used both to prevent mucosal damage and to treat ulcerations.This article… CONTINUE READING

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