Histamine H2 Acid Reducers for Peptic Ulcer Disease
Why It Is Used
H2 blockers often are used to treat a Reference peptic ulcer Opens New Window or symptoms of indigestion (dyspepsia).
H2 blockers are sometimes used to help prevent ulcers in people who take NSAIDs long-term (for example, for arthritis).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 10, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology