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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for peptic ulcer

Mr. C. has been diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease and the following medications have been ordered: (a) Magnesium hydroxide/aluminum hydroxide (Mylanta) 15 mL PO 1 hour before bedtime and 3 hours after mealtime and at bedtime; (b) Ranitidine (Zantac) 300 mg PO at bedtime; and (c) Sucralfate / Carafate 1 g or 10ml suspension (500mg / 5mL) 1 hour before meals and at bedtime.
Mon, 29 Dec 2014
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
the prescribed treatment is appropriate. However, we should look forward to prevent the occurance of ulcer in future.
That could be by healthy deitary habits.
Avoidance of smoking and alcohol.
a detailed information regarding the cause is required to guide you futher.
I suggest to continue the treatment of your doctor and maintain follow up.

welcome for further queries

regards

Dr Pankaj Borade
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