Treatment regimens drug-induced gastritis with high acidity

Treatment of gastritis should be carried out simultaneously with the removal of the reasons it provoked. The most common cause of the disease is infection by Helicobacter pylori. In this case, antibiotics to kill the pathogen and medication to decrease the acidity of gastric juice. Prescribe a combination of antibiotics: Clarithromycin plus Amoxicillin or Clarithromycin plus Metronidazole". The duration of intake of drugs 7-14 days.

As drugs which reduce gastric acidity often prescribed "Omeprazole" ("Omez", "Losec", "Saltum", "Moral"). These drugs inhibit the action of enzymes involved in the formation of hydrochloric acid. To this end, also taking "Ranitidine" is blocking some receptors. These funds generally assigned for 2 weeks. The decrease in the level of acidity in the stomach protects the cells of the mucous membrane, relieves pain, increases the effectiveness of other medications.

To reduce the acidity is also used medications-antacids: "Gastal", "Maalox", "Almagell". Their distinguishing feature is the quick action. The course can be 1-1. 5 months. Antacids do not cure the disease but reduce its symptoms. In the treatment of gastritis, drugs used in bismuth (De-Nol", "Pepto-Bismol"), they form a protective shell on the mucosal surface, preventing the destruction of the cells with hydrochloric acid. Sometimes with gastritis with high acidity appoint cytoprotector ("Misoprostol", "Cytotec"). Drugs inhibit the secretion of hydrochloric acid, increase the protective properties of mucus, improves blood flow in the mucosa of the esophagus.

Treatment of gastritis with low acidity

Gastritis with low acidity help drugs that stimulate the production of gastric juice. These include prokinetics, improves motility of the digestive tract ("Metoclopramide", "Motilium". "Prepulsid".) They help the severe pain in the stomach, vomiting.

In this form of gastritis also prescribe herbal medicines: the Juice of plantain", "calamus Root", "Herb wormwood", "dandelion Root". Treatment of autoimmune gastritis is conducted with the help of hormones that suppress the immune system. When inflammation of the gastric mucosa is often prescribed enzyme preparations on the basis of Pancreatine, contributing to the restoration of the functions of this body ("Mezim Forte", "Pancreatin", "Panzinorm", "Enzistal", "Penzital", "Kreon", etc.).