REVIEW OF PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE AND ITS TREATMENT OPTIONS
*Subhajit Goswami, Ashrubindu Bhunia and Prof. (Dr.) B. Mahanti
Peptic ulcer is a chronic disease that affects up to 10% of the world's population. Composition Peptic ulcers depend on the presence of gastric juice pH and a decrease in mucosal immunity. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are two major factors that interfere with mucosal resistance to damage. Common treatment for peptic ulcers, such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and histamine-2 (H2) receptor antagonists, have been shown side effects, relapses, and various drug interactions. On the other hand, medicinal plants as well their chemicals are useful in preventing and treating many diseases. So, this review identifies common medicinal plants that may be used for healing or prevention peptic ulcers.
Keywords: NSAIDs, PPI, H. Pylori.
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