antiulcer agent


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antiulcer agent

A drug used to prevent or treat ulcers of the stomach or small intestine.
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Such new medications as Avandia for Type 2 diabetes, Ziagen and Agenerase AIDS treatments, and Seretide for asthma should also augment volume and help offset erosion in sales of such off-patent drugs as Zantac, an antiulcer agent; Ventolin, an asthma treatment; and Zovirax, for herpes.