A 30-year-old member asked:
which medications are good for stomach ulcers and what causes them?
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Dr. David Drewitz answered
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Acid blockers...: Ulcers are usually caused by either an infection with a bacterial called helicobacter pylori or NSAID drugs such eg. Aspirin, ibuprofen, motrin. Acid blockers eg. Pepcid, (famotidine) Prilosec are the drugs of choice for healing ulcers. If you have an infection with h. Pylori then antibiotics are indicated. Good luck!
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
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