These include hyperalimentation, corticosteroids, H2-receptor antagonists
, antibiotics, acid suppression, Cromolyn Sodium, anabolic steroids, surgery, and combinations of these therapies (7).
Published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the study showed that patients who were given prescriptions for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) tended to be more satisfied than those given H2-receptor antagonists
It also protects against ulcers, reducing total gastric juice volume as H2-receptor antagonists
(e.g., Zantac, Pepcid, Tagamet) do, but without disturbing pepsin-pH interaction.