(ăn′tē-pĕp′tĭk, ăn′tī-)
Inhibiting the action of pepsin.
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Obviously, it is important for patients with persistent or recurrent symptoms despite antipeptic therapy to undergo endoscopic examination even if they are younger than 45.[16,29]