TITLE

Manage peptic ulcer disease in the elderly with proton pump inhibitors and additional measures as needed

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Drugs & Therapy Perspectives;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The rates of peptic ulcer-related hospitalization and mortality are high among elderly patients. Gastric acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors is the mainstay of treatment and should be used in combination with antibacterial agents for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection.
ACCESSION #
70050888

 

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