Post-prandial ranitidine is superior to post-prandial omeprazole in control of gastric acidity in healthy volunteers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Ulcer Agents
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Gastric Juice
  • Omeprazole
  • Ranitidine

abstract

  • Ranitidine 75 or 150 mg provides more rapid increase in gastric pH to > 3 and > 4 compared to omeprazole 10 or 20 mg when taken at the end of the post-prandial period. These data suggest that ranitidine may be more effective for episodic post-prandial heartburn than omeprazole.

publication date

  • October 1999

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1046/j.1365-2036.1999.00587.x

PubMed ID

  • 10468703

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1211

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 13

number

  • 9