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Explain helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) treament for h. Pylor?

Explain  helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) treament for h. Pylor?

Antibiotic treatment: Is a group of antibiotics used to treat the bacteria h.Pylori. It does require a combination of antibiotics because it can develop resistance very fast. It is also important to complete the prescribed duration of treatment in order to limit the emergence of resistant bacteria. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Sumycin (Definition)

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Is it ok to use aspirin with helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy?

Is it ok to  use aspirin with helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy?

Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy: Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy is used to eliminate h pylori, and duedenal ulcer caused bu h pylori.In my view Aspirin be avoidid as it can cause bleeding from the ulcer, if there is one.If there is no ulcer seen on endoscopic exam, than you can use Aspirin with extreme caution if it is absolutely neccessary to be given. ...Read more

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Im on helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy for h-pylori. Side effects are real bad, will they last?

Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy: The side effects will go away once you have finished the course of treatment. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ibuprofen 600mg together with helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy?

Is it safe to use ibuprofen 600mg together with helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy?

Yes or no.: Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) (bismuth subsalicylate) can be taken alone with ibuprophen, preferably one hour before the ibuprophen. If you are talking about the Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) triple regimen for h. Pylori infection...No! ...Read more

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How often should you take bismuth subsalicylate?

Age? indication?: If you're >12 years old, for acute diarrhea, the dose is 2 tabs or 30 ccs every 30-60 minutes as needed with a 24 hour maximum of 16 tabs or 240 ccs. For h. Pylori infection, the dose is 2 tabs or 30 ccs four times a day for 10-28 days. If you have kidney disease, you should avoid it all together or be under medical supervision. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) that expired in 2008?

Nothing: No harm done.Possibly less effective but the military has done study that showed medications just as effective even a decade after expiration date given by manufacturer except a few rare cases such as tetracycline and reconstituted children's liquid antibiotics.So,no worries:) ...Read more

Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


Tetracycline (Definition)

Tetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract ...Read more