Thursday, 12 December 2013

H.plylori treatment

Regimen recommended for eradication of H. pylori infection: Triple therapy Dosage
1. Bismuth subsalicylate plus 2 tab qid metronidazole plus 250 mg qid tetracycline 500 mg qid
2. Ranitidine bismuth citrate plus 400 mg bid tetracycline plus clarithromycin 500 mg bid or metronidazole 500 mg bid
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3. Omeprazole (lansoprazole) plus 20 mg bid (30 mg bid) Clarithromycin plus 250 or 500 mg bid Metronidazole or 500 mg bid Amoxicillin 1 gm bid
Ref: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 2005, 16th Edition, page 1754.

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