A 31-year-old member asked:
What is it about prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for h pylori that makes the bad breath go away?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 25 years experience
Bad breath: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) is usually used in the treatment of stomach ulcers and contains two different components, an antibiotic to decrease the bacteria associated with stomach ulcers and a proton pump inhibitor which decreases stomach acid. Since bad breath can be caused by acid reflux, decreasing the amount of acid in your stomach can lead to a decrease in bad breath.
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Periodontics 42 years experience
Antibiotics: Any antibiotic can kill some of the bacteria that cause bad breath. However, they treat only the symptom and you still should be checked by a dentist.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
How bad should I feel on prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for h pylori?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Precpac side effects: Most common side effects are from the antibiotics and include nausea and metallic taste. Taking them with food may help. Serious skin rashes could occur.
4.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2015
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