Are there any other treatment options for peptic ulcer disease?

Please see. Please see your gastroenterologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the correct answer.
Other than what? The mainstay of ulcer treatment for the past 2 decades had been acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors such as prilosec, prevacid, nexium, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) aciphex, protonix, etc. For refractory bleeding ulcers or perforated ulcers, surgery may me necessary. This has become much less common since Prilosec was released.

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My mom is suffering from peptic ulcer disease....she went to a doctor & the doctor gave her triple therapy...but that doesn't work...what can I do?

Peptic ulcer. Triple therapy is used for the eradication of h pylori disease she may need to have a repeat course sometimes first course does not work. I f she still continue s to have pain then she needs to be reassessed by her GI doctor. Read more...

What is the treatment of peptic ulcer?

Meds, occ surgery. These days we are aware that most ulcers are caused by a bacterial infection (h. Pylori): treat infection for about 2 weeks, involves meds to reduce acid production as well , e.g. Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec, cures the disease in most . Complicated ulcers, e.g. Bleed or perforate are more involved to treat. Uncomplicated ulcers caused by nsaids rxd with meds, e.g. Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec, less surgery these day. Read more...

What is the treatment for peptic ulcer?

Ulcer. Taking medicines-such as H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)-and making lifestyle changes, including avoiding nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), quitting smoking avoiding alcohol (no more than 2 drinks a day for men and 1 drink a day for women; eating a balanced diet avoiding fatty fried foods and high calorie snacks. Read more...

Which treatment works the best and fastest for peptic ulcer?

Fast may not be best. Some medicine works fast, but not as good as others tha tmay take a bit longer. Otc zegerid is probably the fastest, but not necessarily the best. The best medication is the one that works for you without causing signifincant side effects or being too expensive for your budget. Read more...

What is multi drug cocktail treatment for peptic ulcer?

Several. Common is a ppi, e.g. Prevacid, (lansoprazole) and 2 antibiotics, e.g. Amoxicillin and clarithromycin. Others can include different antibiotics (if allergic or second rx), bismuth, e.g. Pepto bismol, and ppi. Take for 10-14 days. Other rx also. Read more...

I suffer occasional severe abdomen pain. Diagnosed with peptic ulcer. I take 40 mg esomeprazole tablets every morning. Any side effects? Treatment?

Nexium (esomeprazole) S.E.'s. Esomeprazole is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarrhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap). Read more...