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Best medicine for probable peptic ulcer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i went 2 drs with pains and lump in lower stomach, he said probable peptic ulcer and prescribed omeprazole, i want to get lansoprazole but he said no, why is this. thanks XXXX
Doctor :   different individuals need different line of doctor will take decision based on ur general condition
User :   i heard lansoprazole is more effective and u need a prescription to obtain it. it also does not interact with other meds i.e diazepam
Doctor :   yes but the treating doctor will the best judge to decide what is good for you
Doctor :   please do by the treating doctors advise
User :   dr reckons lansoprazole cannot be prescribed until endoscope has been performed, is this true?
Doctor :   both are proton pump inhibitors
Doctor :   u need not worry about it

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