Famotidine utilization as stress ulcer prophylaxis
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: ACIU, Mariana (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania)
- Co-author(s): Calina, Daniela (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, CRAIOVA, Romania)
Bejenaru, Ludovic (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, CRAIOVA, Romania)
AIMS: To evaluate the rational use of Famotidine as stress ulcer prophylaxis in General Intensive Care Unit, because critically ill patients have higher tendency to develop stress ulcer, and stress ulcer prophylaxis is recommended for this group of patients.
METHODS: The study was carried out prospectively. 18 patients who received Famotidine.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.