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Lansoprazole Amoxicillin Clarithromycin And Metronidazole Medication
H pylori gastritis did 3 treatments so far all with amoxicillin and clarithromycin, metronizadole and third with tetracycline. Why am not cured yet?
H.Pylori: Sorry to hear about your ongoing issues. First, was your H.Pylori confirmed by a test? Second, was a test done to confirm eradication after you were done with your treatments? I guess this may help you figure out what's going on. If the post treatment test is positive, then the treatments were not successful. If the test is negative, then it's not H.Pylori at this time causing the symptoms. ...Read more
Did 3 treatments wth amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronizadole, tetracycline + PPI for h pylori but stool test is positive. Why? Is there a cure?
Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more
Hi I had hpylori doctor gave me a triple prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) and now I have a yeast infection in my lungs can yougurt along with the medication fluconazole help c?
See below: How was the yeast in the lung diagnosed? Yeast overgrowth in the vagina is not uncommon with antibiotics, but not in the lungs. Yogurt may help vaginal yeast problem but doubt help with lung yeast. Fluconazole should help fight lung fungus but recommend work-up for some sort of immune deficiency. Infectious disease doc can best treat pulmonary yeast. ...Read more
Yes: Take all medications as directed by your prescribing physician. In fact, always tell each & every health care provider that you see about everything that you take, both medications (prescription & over-the-counter) & dietary supplements. I found no drug-drug interactions at http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=187-0, 1310-0, 1617-0. Get well soon! ...Read more
Uncertain: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cconsists of 3 different medications. Two of these are antibiotics and one is an acid reducer. There are many possibilities how these medications could affect the heart rhythm, but the exact mechanism is not worked out. When a side effect profile is added to a medicine, the mechanism is often speculated, but not known for sure. Start with your doctor if prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) causes this. Take care. ...Read more
When should I begin to feel better after taking a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for h pylori?
Couple of weeks....:
The ulcers may take several weeks to heal...You may actually get more symptoms after starting the medication...Because as the bacteria die off, the stomach heals and able to produce more acid than before...So some people may get this increase for awhile...The Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) is not 100% effective so follow-up with doc for test-of-cure (often a breath-test).
If much worse, consult doci.
Good luck.. ...Read more
Does prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) cause tachycardia and if so how long does it take to ware off after the cycle is done?
Call your doctor.: Yes, as some of the more serious side effects, it can cause an increase in the heart rate as well as arrhythmia. If you are experiencing something like this, you should call your doctor who prescribed it and may need to be evaluated. ...Read more
I'm currently on metronidazole 400g 3 tablets a day and amoxicillin 500g 6 tablets a day, I'm on these due to a infection, I feel tired an drowsy?
Not sure what type: Of infection you are treating with the above antibiotics, but chances are your symptoms may be more related to the disease course than the actual antibiotics. Metronidazole is known to cause some GI symptoms including nausea and vomiting, anorexia and fatigue, so it is possible that you are feeling effects of that drug. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I've been drinking while taking these antibiotics. Aside from side affects will alcohol cancel the benifits of them? Metronidazole and amoxicillin.
I just finished taking a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) treatment for 14 days. Do I need to continue with acid blockers? If yes, for how long? What brand?
I about am one week after taking the prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) for h pylori, today I started feeling weird, I scared to think that the h pylori is back, any advice?
Try probiotics: It is unlikely that you would have re-infected yourself with h. pylori after a week. Your symptoms may be some discomfort caused by the antibiotics, which inadvertently kill some of the "good" bacteria in your intestines in addition to killing the h.pylori bacteria. You can try yogurt three times a day, or taking an over the counter probiotic in your local pharmacy. See your MD if it continues. ...Read more
Maybe OK, but...: Some infections are treated simultaneously with two or more antibiotics. Amoxicillin and metronidazole are not a common combination, but not too unusual. However, if you were already taking one drug for one infection, and the doctor treating the second was unaware of the first, you should call either or both doctors and clarify whether to take both. ...Read more
Yes.: Common side effect for antibiotics. Taking them with food will help minimize this effect. Taking probiotics and eating yogurt helps replace normal flora that will help in minimizing diarrhea, or getting over it quicker. ...Read more
Is it ok to continue prevacid 30mg capsules while awaiting prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) prescription to be filled?
I'm taking Metronidazole and Amoxicillin together but my stool is extremelywatery and I have to go often. Should I stop taking one of the two or both?
Not yet, contact MD: It's too hard to counsel you to stop without weighing so many different things, including (but not limited to): why you're taking the medication, when the watery stools started relative to when you started the antibiotics, and how far into your course you are. That said, contact your prescriber (or pharmacy if not possible) for this real-time discussion, as it *may* be an effect. ...Read more
Usually not: The combination in the prevpak has not been shown to cause long term heart conditions. ...Read more
Yes: Usually nausea, vomiting or diarrhea.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it okay to take amoxicillin 500mg 3 times day with metronidazole 400mg 3 times a day for a dental abscess?
No problem: This drug combination is commonly used for certain infections. Your doctor or dentist would not have prescribed these antibiotics unless s/he felt the benefits outweigh any possible harms. Take them as directed. Good luck! ...Read more
Can I drink wine are liquor on my prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) it doesn't say in my paper work?
I wouldn't: You are trying to heal an ulcer in your stomach or duodenum. Giver a body a break and let it heal! ...Read more
Just started amoxicillin/metronidazole combination treatment, will nausea last the whole treatment? Feeling sick currently, and it's only day 1
Side effects: Metronidazole is known for causing nausea, although with this combination of antibiotics it could be the illness itself. I would DEFINITELY call the doctor who prescribed this treatment. Depending on what this is, you might not need the metronidazole at all. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) could replace this combo and you would have very good 'coverage' for whatever that doc is trying to treat. Hope you can get help. ...Read more
500mg X 3 a day amoxicillin 7 days, plus 400mg X 2 a day of metronidazole 14 days. Enough to treat possible PID or endomitritis after miscarriage?
Diagnosis: Antibiotics should not be used presumptively without a diagnosis. On the other hand, if there is sufficient evidence to assume the probable diagnosis these are possibly therapeutically beneficial. ...Read more
Can the prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) interact with diltiazem? Can prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) be risky for people who sometimes get palpitations?
Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin): Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) contains lansoprazole, amoxicillin and clarithromhcin. This combination may increase diltiazem levels resulting in a risk for hypotension, slow heart rate, heart block and other side effects of diltiazem. Consult your doctor. He may want to decrease your dose of diltiazem. If you have any adverse sided effects stop prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) and call your doctor. ...Read more
My husband is currently on amoxicillin 500 mg, Lansoprazole 30mg, and clarithromycin 500mg. Will this affect us ttc are there any risks?
Yes: You can take these 2 antibiotics at the same time. All drugs have potential toxicities and side effects. Do not drink alcohol while on Metronidazole as it can cause an antibuse reaction. It also often causes a metalic taste. All antibiotics can cause nausia, vomitting, diarrhea, oral thrush, allergic reactions etc. ...Read more
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