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I was prescribed Pylera, unfortunately last night, a single dose broke and I couldn't take it. I am 2 days away from finishing. Will this effect it?

I was prescribed Pylera, unfortunately last night, a single dose broke and I couldn't take it. I am 2 days away from finishing. Will this effect it?

Shouldn't be a prob: If you finish the remaining course of antibiotics, this one dose should not be an issue. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How can you contract HIV with this drug, pylera capsules?

How can you contract HIV with this drug, pylera capsules?

Pylera: Is a combination of tetracycline, Metronidazole and bismuth sub salicylate and is used to treat h. Pylori gastric infection. It should not transmit hiv. ...Read more

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Can I take pylera with black Lipton tea?

Can I take pylera with black Lipton tea?

Hold the tea: I am not aware of any drug-drug interaction risk between Pylera and black tea. But if you have a stomach ulcer (caused by H. Pylori infection) for which you are taking Pylera, however, the tea can be an irritant and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to take omperazole with pylera.. It's making me sick?

Is it necessary to take omperazole with pylera.. It's making me sick?

Yes: In order to treat Helicobacter pylori, a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole is part of the medication regimen. One of the two antibiotics in Pylera is more likely to make you feel ill than omeprazole. Many people don't know that you should eat 30 minutes before taking omeprazole - the medication works by turning off acid pumps and eating first helps turn the medication do its job. ...Read more

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I stopped taking pylera after five days because it made me sick .. Will my symptoms come back worse ?

I stopped taking pylera after five days because it made me sick .. Will my symptoms come back worse ?

They well may: Killing bacteria takes time and being a battlefield does not feel good, but if some are left alive - yes, they can win the battle and the ones that survived are the strongest. Don't stop a Rx w/out 1st talking w/ your provider. Late is better than never - so call ASAP to get some treatment going. Ask for help w/ side effects and lots of info. Be brave and patient - you need to win! ...Read more

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I just finished my 10 days of taking pylera capsules. How long after will my birth control regain it's full effectiveness?

I just finished my 10 days of taking pylera capsules. How long after will my birth control regain it's full effectiveness?

After stoping pylera: Pylera is sed for h pylori infection in stomach , if contraceptives are used may loose some effectiveness as it reacts with tetracycline component in pylera, after completion ill effectiveness will return ...Read more

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Hey iam taking antibotics medicine pylera capsules for hpylori. I ate 12:00 pm today still fill undigisted biut i hear crying bouts from my stomach.

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Hey iam taking antibotics medicine pylera capsules for hpylori. I ate 12:00 pm today still fill undigisted biut i hear crying bouts from my stomach.

Peptic ulcer disease: Pylera (http://www.drugs.com/pylera.html) is a combination medication taken 4 times daily for 10 days in conjunction w/Omeprazole to treat peptic ulcer disease. PUD can make you feel full and hungry at same time. Work closely w/your prescribing doc - after all, you only need 10 days. If you feel worse, then of course, see him/her sooner/earlier. Beware black/tarry stools & coffee grind vomitus. ...Read more