Losec (omeprazole) to prevent and treat ulcers caused by NSAIDs

HPB just approved Losec (omeprazole) to prevent and treatulcers caused by NSAIDs.

Until now, misoprostol (Cytotec) was the only drug approvedto prevent ulcers from NSAIDs.

But misoprostol is taken QID...and some patients can'ttolerate the diarrhea.

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