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Zam buk ointment is a product that has been used for treatment of ulcers, and there is some anecdotal evidence that it is effective. However, there are no studies in the medical literature that shows that this product is effective in the treatment in humans. There is some evidence that some of the ingredients can be helpful in animal studies, including activity against a germ that is commonly involved in causing stomach ulcers, but these studies have not yet been confirmed in human studies.
So, since there is some anecdotal evidence, it is reasonable to consider this product for long term management. However, doctors would typically prefer to use an intervention that has more solid evidence of effectiveness in human studies, particularly if there is acute illness due to stomach ulcers.
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