A patient is at risk for peptic ulcer formation after a traumatic accident. Which of the following medications should the nurse expect the physician to order?


•Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor used to reduce gastric acid secretion in the prevention and treatment of gastric ulcers.

•Ondansetron is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist used to treat nausea.

•Sucralfate is a cytoprotective agent used in the treatment of gastric ulcers and their prevention when associated with NSAID use.

•Loperamide is an antidiarrheal.

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