TITLE

1-day quadruple therapy was not inferior to 7-day triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection in dyspepsia

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2004, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a study, which states that in patients with dyspepsia, 1-day quadruple therapy is noninferior to 7-day triple therapy for eradication of Helicobacter (H) pylori infection.160 patients ≥ 18 years of age with dyspepsia and H. pylori infection. Exclusion criteria included previous treatment of H. pylori infection, pregnancy, personal or family history of gastrointestinal malignancy, antibiotic therapy in the previous 6 weeks, previous gastric surgery, and hepatic insufficiency. Follow-up was 94%. All patients remained on their assigned treatment. 1-day therapy was not inferior to 7-day therapy for rates of eradication of H. pylori.
ACCESSION #
13221833

 

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