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Conventional Treatment of Gastritis
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Conventional treatment of gastritis

Initially, conservative treatment will be recommended for gastritis:

Dietary advice

Lifestyle advice



Different types and combinations of medications are prescribed depending on severity and duration of symptoms, which is part of conservative, first line conventional treatment for gastritis (usually with the dietary and lifestyle advice):


If conservative treatment does not work, then a gastroscopy will be performed and further treatment of gastritis will depend on the findings of the endoscopy:


Medication for gastritis caused by Helicobacter pylori bacterium infection is through a combination of antibiotics (to heal the bacterial infection) and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), to reduce the acidity in the stomach so that the bacteria can be more effectively reduced and the stomach lining healed.


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  Last reviewed: 27 January 2009 || Last updated: 20 January 2010


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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