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[Treatment of stomach ulcers with cimetidine and pirenzepine].

Authors
  • Gonvers, J J
  • Realini, S
  • Bretholz, A
  • Voirol, M
  • Arnold, J
  • Birchler, R
  • Capitaine, Y
Type
Published Article
Journal
Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
Publication Date
May 19, 1984
Volume
114
Issue
20
Pages
706–708
Identifiers
PMID: 6547543
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

37 patients with endoscopically confirmed gastric ulcers received either cimetidine (19 patients) or pirenzepine (18 patients) in a double-blind trial. At 4 weeks, 53% of the patients treated with cimetidine and 44% of those treated with pirenzepine had endoscopically healed ulcers. At 8 weeks, complete healing had occurred in 83% of the patients taking cimetidine and 71% of those taking pirenzepine. These differences are not statistically significant.

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