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I am currently on omeprazole (proton pump inhibitor) on a 7 day course prescribed by a doctor. is it necessary to be on an antibiotic whilst taking the omez. thank you for your assistance. ?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: If treated for H pylori, usually treatment includes 2 antibiotics along with PPI. If on a trial for reflux or gastritis, there is no need for antibiotics.

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