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What does GU stand for?

GU stands for Gastric Ulcer

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At the meeting, the agency will ask its Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee to discuss whether endoscopically documented gastric ulcers are an adequate outcome measure to evaluate drugs that are intended to prevent such NSAID-triggercd GI complications.
Prevacid NapraPAC (lansoprazole delayed-release capsules and naproxen tablets kit) is now approved for reduction of NSAID-associated gastric ulcers in patients with a history of a documented gastric ulcer who require the use of an NSAID for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
Pharmaceutical company Chemeq Ltd (ASX: CMQ) has produced an antimicrobial drug that kills a strain of the gastric ulcer germ, Helicobacter pylori which is resistant to antibiotics.
Gastric ulcers occurred in eight percent of those taking Fosamax, in 12% of those taking only naproxen, but in 38% of those taking both drugs.
Roine notes that people who take aspirin with the gastric ulcer drugs cimetidine or ranitidine may face a double whammy from alcohol, since previous studies have shown that these drugs also reduce gastric alcohol dehydrogenase activity.