2016 Treatments for Acid-Peptic Diseases

Management objectives

Primary Objectives

  1. Heal lesion
    • eliminate cause
    • protect surface and promote regeneration

  2. Relieve pain
    • decrease acid secretion
    • protect surface

Secondary Objectives

(esp. H. pylori-induced ulcers)

  1. Remove the possibility of recurrence
  1. Avoid complications of the disease
  1. Eliminate maintenance therapy
  1. Prevent the development of drug resistance
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