The following drugs are sometimes used to treat peptic ulcers caused by either NSAIDs or H. pylori.
Many antacids are available without a prescription, and they are the first drugs recommended to relieve heartburn and mild dyspepsia. Antacids are not effective for preventing or healing ulcers, but they can help in the following ways:
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