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Medicine for gastritis

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Either the H2: blockers like zantac (ranitidine) which reduces stomach acid secretion, or the proton pump inhibitors like omeprazole,which decrease stomach acid prod... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Kidney stones: You might be having kidney stones and not gastritis. See a doc asap.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Rebound Acid product: It is important to administer PPIs only for patients who will gain a substantial clinical benefit . Beneficial effects of PPIs for GERD and preventio... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Acid blockers: Omeprazole and ranitidine would be the place to start. See your doctor to be tested for H.pylori which is the bacteria that causes stomach ulcers.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Erosive gastritis: How to treat erosive gastritis depends on the cause. If H pylori is present, then that organism needs to be treated. If NSAIDs are involved, they prob... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology 17 years experience
See your doctor: There are a great many possibilities for an older person, ranging from a gastric ulcer to an h. Pylori infection to gastroesophageal reflux to cancer.... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Gastritis treatments: 1. Low acidic foods. 2. Eliminate foods that stimulate acid production; and eliminate alcohol 3. Ask your physician about medications ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Early morning : On empty stomach something like Prevacid (lansoprazole) or Prilosec
A female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Explain: Unsure what the question is but illegal drugs cannot be used by train drivers and neither can medications that may cause drowsiness, change in sensori... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Depends: If you have gastritis caused by helicobacter pylori, a bacteria in your stomach, you may need antibiotics. You need to be checked for this with a st... Read More

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