A 39-year-old female asked:
I suffered a perforated ulcer for 36 hrs 1 yr ago. i have ulcers again while on script prilosec, not otc, 2 x day. h-pylori neg. what else can i try?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Second ulcer serious: If you've had surgery to correct a perforated ulcer, and you now have recurrent ulcer symptoms refractory to full-dose prilosec, please seek medical attention. Also, at this time, stop taking aspirin, advil, aleve, (naproxen) ibuprofen, Motrin (unless under doctor's advice), avoid tobacco and alcohol. Recurrent ulcer disease raises concern for an underlying cause that needs evaluation and correction.
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Family Medicine 58 years experience
Peptic ulcer: You can try ppis high doses and Carafate (sucralfate) 1gm four times a day.Discuss it with your doctor as it is a prescription drug.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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