Twoyear maintenance treatment of duodenal ulcer disease with ranitidine 150 mg : a prospective multicentre randomised study TABLE II Patients ' follow up during the two years of study Placebo Ranitidine

Maintenance treatment of duodenal ulcer (DU) with ranitidine 150 mg/day was compared with placebo in a two year prospective multicentre randomised study. Three hundred and ninety nine patients were included (mean age: 44.7 years, M/F ratio=2*47/1; 37-6% of smokers) in placebo (n=202) and ranitidine (n=197) groups. Efficacy was assessed by the length oftime… CONTINUE READING