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whats is the best drug for peptic ulcer? can someone use

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whats is the best drug for peptic ulcer?
can someone use omeparazole?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 4 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.

Yes you can use over the counter omeprazole for gastrointestinal reflux and peptic ulcer disease. It often must be taken for at least two weeks to start to notice a benefit.

If you test positive for h pylori, you would also need treatment with antibiotics for two weeks. This is a prescription from your Dr.

It also helps to limit caffeine use and to stop smoking, both of which will aggravate your symptoms. I hope you feel better soon
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 4 years ago.
Hello Benjamin Do you have any followup questions? Dr K