The international surgical journal with global reach

Double oral esomeprazole after a 3-day intravenous esomeprazole infusion reduces recurrent peptic ulcer bleeding in high-risk patients: a randomised controlled study. Gut 2014; 63: 1864-1872.

Published: 24th February 2015

Authors: Cheng HC, Wu CT, Chang WL, Cheng WC, Chen VVY, Sheu BS et al.


Patients at high risk (Rockall score of 6 or more) had a lower risk of rebleeding if they received the higher dose of oral esomeprazole (P<0.02).

Pubmed Link