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What medication/s treat h pylori?

What medication/s treat h pylori?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics and bismuth salts are the usual treatment. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


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How can we treat h pylori. Food we can eat and those that we cant eat?

How can we treat h pylori.   Food we can eat and those that we cant eat?

H pylori: hi ~ h pylori is treated with antibiotics. Here is the full account by Am Gastroenterologists: http://gi.org/guideline/management-of-helicobacter-pylori-infection/ thanks ...Read more

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Which antibiotics can be used to treat h. Pylori?

Which antibiotics can be used to treat h. Pylori?

Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin): It is a combination of- metronidazol, peptobismol, proton pump inhibitor, and biaxin/tetracycline/amoxicillin. Should be done by your doc. ...Read more

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A patient was prescribed methotraxate 15mg every week. After using this her h. Pylori showed positive. What is the right drug to treat h. Pylori?

A patient was prescribed methotraxate  15mg every week. After using this her h. Pylori showed positive. What is the right drug to treat h. Pylori?

H.pylori: The treatment for this is usually a multi-drug regimen; a GI specialist or her primary care doctor will need to review the record and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Can biotics called hpf or bromelain treat h pylori?

Can biotics called hpf or bromelain treat h pylori?

Not reliably: And neither does mastic gum. Antibiotics/acid reducers for a short course are the best, most reliable rx, they are not 100% infallible. Can be followed up with breath test, stool test, endoscopy to check for clearance of the infection. ...Read more

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I've taken a full set of antibiotics to treat h-pylori, still tested positive. Then i took a different set. Still positive. They are strong, what now?

I've taken a full set of antibiotics to treat h-pylori, still tested positive. Then i took a different set. Still positive. They are strong, what now?

H. pylori: Did you take the ppi and other medications with it? And, were you blood tested for the repeat test? If so, find out if they testes igg, igm, and IgA levels. ...Read more

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Does levofloxacin treat h.pylori as clarithromycin ?

Does levofloxacin treat h.pylori as clarithromycin ?

Different regimen: There are different ways to treat H. pylori -they all involve combination therapy. The acid must be stopped -so PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) are used, then different antibiotic combinations are added. Levofloxacin can substitute for clarithromycin but this should all be under the supervision of a doctor. Local 'resistance' patterns of the germs are hopefully known and can help guide treatment. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w GERD and h. Pylori. Do I take ppi's for fees first and then later treat h. Pylori? Or ca

Diagnosed w GERD and h. Pylori. Do I take ppi's for fees first and then later treat h. Pylori? Or ca

No: I am not sure if i understood the question correct, but you need to on one of the triple therapies for 10-14 days, once you are diagnosed with h.Pylori. The treatment consists of a ppi and 2 antibiotics all together for 10-14 days. ...Read more

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H.pylori blood test IGG positive and IGM negative. I didn't treat h.pylori before the test. do I have h.pylori?

Hard to know: I believe that the prevalence of H. pylori is much higher in Phnom Penh than in most of the United States. Without knowing any specifics about the test that was used, I suspect the positive predictive value is high considering your location. This is increased given your history of gastritis. Treatment is straightforward and effective and should be considered. ...Read more

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If a patient have never treat h.pylori and the blood test IGG come positive and IGM negative. do they have h.pylori ?

Yes: Patients with H pylori infection usually have a positive IgG anybody however this test and the RGM do not reliably distinguish between old infection or current infection.S Doctor need evaluate you personally and decide clinically whether not to treat you ...Read more

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Will flagyl, which i use currently to treat c diff, also treat h pylori and help heal my ulcer? would taking aciphex (rabeprazole) also help?

Will flagyl, which i use currently to treat c diff, also treat h pylori and help heal my ulcer? would taking aciphex (rabeprazole) also help?

Treatment for: H. pylori is usually 3 drugs (2 antibiotics and PPI) for 2 weeks for highest response rate. Antibiotics are usually amoxicillin and Biaxin (clarithromycin). Alternative antibiotic is Flagyl used alone, but this has lower response rate. Only way to know for sure whether Flagyl alone was enough to successfully eradicate H. pylori is to test before and after your treatment. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed omperazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin to treat h pylori.. Can I take probiotics with them ?

I have been prescribed omperazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin to treat h  pylori.. Can I take probiotics with them ?

Yes,..but: Probiotics do not affect antibiotics. However, Antibiotics treat bacterial infections. Since the drugs cannot distinguish the bacteria that cause illness from the ones that protect you, their active ingredients kill all of them. As a result, the good bacteria are eliminated when you take probiotics concurrently with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be treates for h. pylori?

H Pylori therapy: Do you mean are there treatments for H Pylori? There are multiple antibiotic regimens to treat H Pylori. It is important to be tested after therapy with a breath test to see if the infection has been eradicated. ...Read more

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Does Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg and pantoloc 40mg help treat moderate H Pylori infection? Also does pepto bismol interfere with these medications?

If you have: confirmed H Pylori infection then you will need a course multiple antibiotics taken concurrently ( same time). Zantac (ranitidine) and Pantoprazole alone will help with symptoms but not eradicate the bacteria. ...Read more

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What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

Stomach bacteria: H. Pylori is a bacteria found in the stomach. It does not necessarily cause ulcers, but is associated with ulcers over 90% of the time. If found, it can be treated with a combination of different medications, see your doctor for a prescription if needed. ...Read more

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