Which agents are potentially injurious to patients with peptic ulcer disease?

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
  • Author: BS Anand, MD; Chief Editor: Philip O Katz, MD, FACP, FACG  more...
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Patients with peptic ulcer disease should be warned of known or potentially injurious drugs and agents. Some examples are as follows:

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

  • Aspirin

  • Alcohol

  • Tobacco

  • Caffeine (eg, coffee, tea, colas)

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