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What are the best treatments for h pylori?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Antibiotics+PPI

H.Pylori is a bacteria that infects the stomache lining.
The symptoms are usually upper abdominal pain and burning sensation, dyspepsia or gastritis. It can cause peptic ulcer disease and even stomache cancers. It can be cured by combination antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin, metronidazole, biaxin (clarithromycin) along with a proton pump inhibitor such as pantaprozole or omipprazole given for 10 to 14 days.

In brief: Antibiotics+PPI

H.Pylori is a bacteria that infects the stomache lining.
The symptoms are usually upper abdominal pain and burning sensation, dyspepsia or gastritis. It can cause peptic ulcer disease and even stomache cancers. It can be cured by combination antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin, metronidazole, biaxin (clarithromycin) along with a proton pump inhibitor such as pantaprozole or omipprazole given for 10 to 14 days.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Triple therapy...

The regimen most commonly recommended for first line treatment of h.
Pylori is triple therapy with a proton pump inhibitor (ppi), amoxicillin, and Clarithromycin for 7 to 14 days. Metronidazole can substitute for Amoxicillin in those patients with a penicillin allergy.

In brief: Triple therapy...

The regimen most commonly recommended for first line treatment of h.
Pylori is triple therapy with a proton pump inhibitor (ppi), amoxicillin, and Clarithromycin for 7 to 14 days. Metronidazole can substitute for Amoxicillin in those patients with a penicillin allergy.
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