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A peptic ulcer is a sore that occurs in various parts of the digestive system. When appearing in the stomach, they are referred to as gastric ulcers. Those that occur in the upper part of the small intestine are called duodenal ulcers. And, those that make themselves known in the esophagus are called esophageal ulcers.
Zantac is a medication that is available over the counter and by prescription in larger doses that is used for the treatment of certain gastrointestinal problems. It is taken normally once or twice daily as directed by a health care provider. Unlike other treatments for stomach issues like everyday gas and indigestion, Zantac is for the treatment of specific gastrointestinal problems.
Indigestion during pregnancy is about as likely as receiving a few too many onesies at a baby shower. As pregnancy progresses, so do the gastrointestinal ails that can accompany it such as gas, stomach bloating, nausea, constipation and diarrhea. In fact, many women complain of chronic indigestion during this time.
The thought of using Zantac for babies may be abhorrent to some new mothers. After all, medications are not usually well received by moms who are concerned about the safety of such things and the effects that they may have on their new bundles of joy.
Zantac is a medication that is available over the counter and by prescription in stronger formulations. It is primarily used to relieve the symptoms of heartburn as they relate to the production of stomach acid. Excessive stomach acid can lead to gastrointestinal symptoms such as stomach bloating, abdominal pain and a burning sensation in the abdomen.
In the stomachs of over half of the world’s population can be found H. Pylori, a normally non-problematic bacterium that is thought to be acquired via fecal matter contaminated food or water. Most of the time, it causes few, if any symptoms. And, when it does, they are typically similar to those caused from common indigestion.