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Title: Upper gastrointestinal tract.
Austin Authors: Crotty, B;Smallwood, R A
Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital, VIC.
Issue Date: 16-Jan-1995
Publication information: Medical Journal of Australia; 162(2): 95-7
Abstract: Drug therapy for upper gastrointestinal disease in the elderly must be moderated by the likelihood of increased sensitivity to the side effects of drugs. For example, in the frail elderly with helicobacter-associated duodenal ulcers, maintenance therapy with an H2-receptor antagonist or omeprazole may be preferable to attempting to eradicate Helicobacter pylori with the current antimicrobial regimens.
Gov't Doc #: 7794323
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adrenergic beta-Antagonists.therapeutic use
Frail Elderly
Gastrointestinal Diseases.drug therapy
Helicobacter Infections.drug therapy
Helicobacter pylori
Peptic Ulcer.drug therapy.microbiology
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