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Prevpac Side Effects
Is there a good diet to follow while taking prevpac(h.Yplori) to prevent side effects? Like activia yogurt and probiotics?
I just started taking prevpac yesterday. I also take 10mg lexapro (escitalopram). Is it safe to take these together?
Do I have to take antibiotics (prevpac) for h.Pylori if i don't have any ulcers or serious symptoms?
I had h.Pylori infx treated w/prevpac, egd confirmed ulcer healed and stool antigen test confirmed h.Pylori eradicated in oct'12. Why symptoms returned?
Was prescribed Prevpac along with metronidazole for h.pylori, any concerns with this combo? I take Diltiazem, accupril, (quinapril) levothyroxin
Be aware : Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) can decrease levothyroxin effectiveness & increase risk for hypothyroidism. Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) can increase diltiazem effectiveness which would increase risk for hypotension. Probably mild effect, so no worries but be aware. ...Read more
Acid reflux and pain in the naval region for the past few month. Prescribed omeprazole for a month. During this month symptom disappeared and recurred intermittently. Doctor advised to treat this as a possible peptic ulcer with a course of 14 days prevpac
H pylori was neg but doc said take Prevpac since I can't afford EGD yet. Safe to do? Burping/chest pain/regurg/weight loss. PPI 8wks but not working.
Digestive problems: Well a gastroenterologist is an 'expert' in this field - so hopefully something can get worked out for you to have the full evaluation, which helps direct the best treatment. In the meantime, you could try various things for improvement. I'm a big fan of ginger. I recc ginger tea, ginger candies, anything with ginger. Take ginger root, boil for 10 min, add honey -see if that helps. Feel better! ...Read more
Taking prevpack triple therapy for h pylori . No diarrhea or any side effects of this antibiotic. Does it mean it's not working? Or its comon?
It's working: Side effects are generally uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›