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What is the best medicine for helicobacter pylori ?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
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NOT a "simple answer: The eradication of H Pylori often requires three medications a PPI ( like Pepcid) and two antibiotics This is NOT a "simple" problem and often requires a GI specialist and endoscopy. Consult your PCP (Primary Care Provider Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z
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Many types: Helicobacter pylori is typically treated for 14 days with dual antibiotics therapy (Amoxicillin + Clarithromycin or Metronidazole + Tetracycline derivatives, and bismuth subsalicylate with proton pump inhibitor (Omeprazole or Lansoprazole Pantaprazole or Esomeprazole). To assess for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection post treatment, urea breath test is utilized.

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Fighting helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). What is the best way to do this?

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Avoid reinfection: Get treated , possibly treat family members. Take steps to avoid reinfection- not eating or drinking after somebody, not eating left over, not eating from same plate, avoiding farm animals.
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What is Helicobacter Pylori medicine ?

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H. Pylori Medicine: Such as Prilosec or Omeprazole. Some antibiotics can also be used to treat the H. Pylori infection.

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