ulcer

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Synonyms for ulcer

Synonyms for ulcer

a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

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The incidence of endoscopically determined gastroduodenal ulcers among patients taking celecoxib was similar to that with placebo (approximately 4%) and was significantly lower than that observed with naproxen (26%).
An antibody test would be appropriate for a previously untreated patient with a documented history of gastroduodenal ulcer disease and unknown H.
In a similarly designed 12-week endoscopy study in RA patients treated with VIOXX 50 mg once daily (twice the highest dose recommended for chronic use in OA and RA) or naproxen 1000 mg daily (common therapeutic dose), treatment with VIOXX was associated with a significantly lower percentage of patients with endoscopic gastroduodenal ulcers than treatment with naproxen.
6%) developed a gastroduodenal ulcer, compared with 27 patients (5.
001 versus ibuprofen 2400 mg ** Results of analyses using a (>=) 5mm gastroduodenal ulcer endpoint were consistent.
Use of low-dose aspirin increased the rate of clinically significant upper GI events (symptomatic gastroduodenal ulcer, upper GI bleeding, or perforation) in both groups; there was no difference in the rate of events between aspirin users in the groups.
The primary endpoint was the cumulative incidence of gastroduodenal ulcer at 12 weeks.
After 6 weeks, 1 of the 35 patients taking licofelone developed a gastroduodenal ulcer, compared with 11 of the 41 naproxen patients.
Aspirin causes gastroduodenal ulcers and complications.
hypersecretion of gastric acid and gastroduodenal ulcers, i.
Two large Merck-sponsored studies demonstrated that alendronate (Fosamax) wasn't associated with an increased risk of clinically relevant gastroduodenal ulcers.
According to the studies, in the post-hoc analysis of subjects with a history of transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke, long-term (6 months) treatment with PA32540, compared to EC-ASA (325 mg), was associated with a significantly reduced rate of endoscopic gastroduodenal ulcers (2.
The researchers analyzed 114,835 cases of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, including all gastroduodenal ulcers and hemorrhages extracted from seven electronic health record databases from the Netherlands, Italy, and Denmark.