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A 31-year-old female asked:

Can carafate and dgl help treat antral erosion gastritis? i take prilosec too, but got antral erosions while taking it oddly.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Gastritis: Both those agents may be helpful in the treatment of antral gastritis, but I regard ppi's the most effective. These include prilosec,nexium, protonix. I feel that one prilosec a day isn't sufficient to heal many cases of gastritis or peptic ulcer. A gastroenterologist can advise you best.

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Last updated Jul 11, 2017

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