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Antibiotics For H Pylori Treatment
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Can you develop gadtritis after prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) treatment for h pylori?
2 weeks: Standard treatment is typically for 2 weeks, but there is increased resistance to antibiotics that might require another course with different antibiotics. ...Read more
Is it necessary to get tested for H Pylori after 14 days of treatment with Antibiotics and nexium (esomeprazole)?
Not if: you had initially been tested as POSITIVE- that s a curative regimen. ...Read more
Combination: Acid suppression meds in combination with antibiotics for 7-14 days. The choice of antibiotics will be determined by your allergy profile and the resistance profiles in your community. The response rate to treatment is not 100%, more like 60-80% so be sure to be tested after treatment to check for cure. ...Read more
Do I need to continue taking Prevacid (lansoprazole) after completion of triple-drug therapy for eradication of an H. Pylori infection?
I'm taking prevpack triple therapy for 14 days . Will it eradicate all the h pylori bacteria in one single treatment?
That is the plan: But not always. Occasionally, if you have continued symptoms and are retested and found to have continued h pylori, you may need second course or different antibiotic (choice depending on what doc you speak with). However, the prevpack is suppose to treat it and hopefully end the infection and relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Mastic gum, an extract of a tree bark, is proven highly effective for H. pylori. See http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199812243392618 & http://theasummerdeer.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/think-you-have-an-ulcer-think-again-h-pylori-and-mastic-gum/ Olive oil & garlic can also help- see http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2007/03/03/a-new-natural-weapon-to-fight-h-pylori.aspx ...Read more
Why would antibiotics not be prescribed for a gastric/peptic ulcer and only PPI's?
Don't you need Antibiotics for H pylori?
Triple Therapy: Studies show there are several regimens for treatment of H. Pylori related ulcers that usually involve a proton pump inhibitor omeprazole, clarithromycin and amoxicillin (OAC)for 10 days;BIsmuth, Metronidazole and Tetracycline (BMT) for 14 days, or Lansoprazole, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin (10 or 14 days of treatment). If you had a breath or blood test you need this therapy +f/u with Gastro doc ...Read more
Did 3 treatments wth amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronizadole, tetracycline + PPI for h pylori but stool test is positive. Why? Is there a cure?
How effectivei is levofloxacin for h pylori treatment. Having levofloxacin+ amoxicillin + ppi for 14 days after 3 failed prior treatments. Is it good?
I'm taking triple prevpack antibiotic for h pylori for
. Since this antibiotic is strong, could it kill all the bacteria in one single treatment?
H. Pylori: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) is a good agent to treat h. Pylori, but it will not be effective to only take one time dose. You need to follow your doctor's prescription, which is one dose bid for 14 days. Do not take one dose then stop since this will cause antibiotic resistance in the future and make the bacteria more difficult to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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