What are the recommended measures and steps to effectively manage and relieve pain associated with ulcers?
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The first crucial step is to determine if the pain is indeed related to an ulcer or if it could be attributed to other causes such as pancreatic issues, heart conditions, or bile duct problems. If it is confirmed as ulcer-related pain, here are the following steps to follow:
Avoid certain substances and foods that can exacerbate ulcer symptoms, including refraining from consuming beer, wine, and coffee, as well as avoiding spicy foods.
Medication Regimen (Taken Orally):
Nexium 40mg: Take 2 tablets per day (twice daily), 14 days before meals.
Sucralfate Gel: Use 3 packs daily (three times daily), for 14 days, taken 2 hours after eating.
Nospa 40mg: Take 2 tablets per day (twice daily) for 7 days, after meals.