Hi,thanks for query.Cyra
d is a drug used in gastric problems,mostly associated with gastric ulcer or acidity.This drug does not have addiction potential,but it is possible that after stopping this drug,he does not feel comfortable or psychologically he is depend on it.If this is the case he needs counseling.In today`s era because of stress
,bad food habits,smoking
and alcohol this problems have increased.
wishing him good health.