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peptic

1. of, relating to, or promoting digestion
2. of, relating to, or caused by pepsin or the action of the digestive juices

peptic

[′pep·tik]
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to pepsin.
Of or pertaining to digestion.
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The analysts forecast the Global Peptic Ulcer Drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 2.
Peptic ulcers, meanwhile, can cause burning pain in the stomach between meals or during the night, as well as heartburn and nausea.
Patients with suspected acute peptic ulcer bleeding were admitted to hospital and resuscitated, and underwent emergency gastroscopy within 24 hours of admission.
We therefore suggest that continuing aspirin use plus a powerful PPI is the best initial treatment of aspirin-related peptic ulcers," said Dr.
In addition, alcohol problems in the family and fear of some member of the family were also more common among peptic ulcer patients than among other respondents.
Many mtDNA sequence variants were identified in the peptic ulcer tissues and corresponding blood cells.
The age of the patient, clinical presentation, use of NSAIDs, and presence of H pylori, which has been found to infect at least 90% of patients with perforated duodenal ulcers, all play a major role in the management algorithm of patients with acute duodenal peptic ulcer perforation.
2) If left untreated, reflux esophagitis may lead to peptic esophageal stricture in 4 to 23% of these patients.
Most cases are much less worrying - sometimes people do not even know they have a peptic ulcer.
said Monday it posted record group pretax and net profits for the fifth straight year in fiscal 2004 due to strong demand for drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease and peptic ulcers, its two major products in Japan and abroad.
Both drugs can cause gastrointestinal bleeding and peptic ulcer disease.
Professor Marshall is world famous for his work with Dr Robin Warren in isolating and then establishing the association between H pylori, gastritis and peptic ulceration.