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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.
This particular independent trial was carried out by Niamh Morrissey (MVM) of UCD as part of the research and development of Connolly's Red Mills' new product -Horse Care CubesO - which has been specially formulated for horses with gastric ulcers and tying up.
In December 1988, for example, the FDA approved Misoprostol, a drug that prevents gastric ulcers caused by aspirin.
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.