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What antibiotics work for helicobacter pylori infection?

What antibiotics work for helicobacter pylori infection?

Various: Confirmed h pylori infections traditionally requires triple therapy. 2 abx and an antacid. These abx are tetracycline, amoxillin, metronidazole, macrolides. There are various combinations to these so ask your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Infection (Definition)

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Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Treat: See your doctor for treatment. If the infection is confirmed, treatment with a combination of pills, is usually effective in eradicating the infection. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for helicobacter pylori infection?

What is the treatment for helicobacter pylori infection?

Combination: Acid suppression meds in combination with antibiotics for 7-14 days. The choice of antibiotics will be determined by your allergy profile and the resistance profiles in your community. The response rate to treatment is not 100%, more like 60-80% so be sure to be tested after treatment to check for cure. ...Read more

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What antibiotics work for bacterial vaginosis?

What antibiotics work for bacterial vaginosis?

See below: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other, anaerobic bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori infection? What can I do?

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Helicobacter pylori infection? What can I do?

H.Pylori: If you are diagnosed with h.Pylori, it is usually not a bad idea to treat, particularly if you are symptomatic. It may even prevent stomach cancer: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori. ...Read more

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Why would antibiotics not be prescribed for a gastric/peptic ulcer and only PPI's? Don't you need Antibiotics for H pylori?

Triple Therapy: Studies show there are several regimens for treatment of H. Pylori related ulcers that usually involve a proton pump inhibitor omeprazole, clarithromycin and amoxicillin (OAC)for 10 days;BIsmuth, Metronidazole and Tetracycline (BMT) for 14 days, or Lansoprazole, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin (10 or 14 days of treatment). If you had a breath or blood test you need this therapy +f/u with Gastro doc ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori infection, what is this?

Helicobacter infecti: This is usually a stomach infection. Google to get details on the infection. ...Read more

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What is H. Pylori infection?

What is H. Pylori infection?

Helicobacter pylori: This bacteria has been shown to create hyperacidity in the stomach and predispose to gastric cancer. It is easily diagnosed and treated. If you have been having signs of abdominal discomfort, reflux esophagitis, frequent gastric pain please go and see a GI doctor. Best wishes to clear this up. ...Read more

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Is there a herbal medicine for h pylori bacteria aside taking antibiotics?

Is there a herbal medicine for h pylori  bacteria aside taking antibiotics?

Yes: Mastic gum, an extract of a tree bark, is proven highly effective for H. pylori. See http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199812243392618 & http://theasummerdeer.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/think-you-have-an-ulcer-think-again-h-pylori-and-mastic-gum/ Olive oil & garlic can also help- see http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2007/03/03/a-new-natural-weapon-to-fight-h-pylori.aspx ...Read more

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Can you develop gadtritis after prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) treatment for h pylori?

Can you develop gadtritis after prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) treatment for h pylori?

Unlikely : Prev pak is the treatment for h pylori associated gastritis. It is unlikely to develop gastritis after treatment. The prev pak is difficult to consume and can irritate your stomach. ...Read more

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I'm taking triple prevpack antibiotic for h pylori for . Since this antibiotic is strong, could it kill all the bacteria in one single treatment?

I'm taking  triple prevpack antibiotic for h pylori for 
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H. Pylori: Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) is a good agent to treat h. Pylori, but it will not be effective to only take one time dose. You need to follow your doctor's prescription, which is one dose bid for 14 days. Do not take one dose then stop since this will cause antibiotic resistance in the future and make the bacteria more difficult to be treated. ...Read more

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I have a Duodenal ulcer and positive for H.Pylori. Allergic to Penicillin erythromycin cephalosporin diclofenac. What antibiotic is available to take?

I have a Duodenal ulcer and positive for H.Pylori. Allergic to Penicillin erythromycin cephalosporin diclofenac. What antibiotic is available to take?

See allergist: I would also suggest seeing an allergist to evaluate you and determine if your allergies are true. It is very unusual to be allergic to so many different medications. And many times, patients grow out of medication allergies even if they were true in the past. ...Read more

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Did 3 treatments wth amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronizadole, tetracycline + PPI for h pylori but stool test is positive. Why? Is there a cure?

Did 3 treatments wth amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronizadole, tetracycline + PPI for h pylori but stool test is positive. Why? Is there a cure?

We treat patients: Nit lab results, if you are otherwise asymptomatic, disregard those results and don't chase them. H pyliri infection is very common, antibodies can stay in your system forever, ...Read more

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Does antibiotics for STDs work for the mouth infection?

Need: Need more information about what antibiotics you are on now, for what reason and what infection do you have it in the mouth ? ...Read more

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Can I take metronidazole for helicobacter pylori?

It is one in regimen: Metronidazole is not the top line treatment for h. Pylori infection, but it is one of alternate med if others are not tolerated/allergic etc..Unless you have allergy to it or other contraindication, Metronidazole can be used. Just make sure no alcohol while on it and for additional 2-3 after last dose to avoid possible very unpleansant side effect--severe vomitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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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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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more