Review: 7-day proton-pump inhibitor-based triple therapy is as effective as > 7 days of the same regimen for heading H. pylori--associated peptic ulcer

Zanten, Sunder Veldhuyzen van
September 2005
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2005, Vol. 143 Issue 2, p49
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that compares the efficacy of 7-day proton-pump inhibitor-based triple therapy regimen with regimen of more than seven days of the same regimen for healing the peptic ulcer. Researchers analyzed controlled trials in any language except Japanese that endoscopically documented the presence of ulcer and compared a 7-day combination of a PPI plus 2 antibiotics with the same regimen. PPI prolonged for more than 7 days to cure Heliobacter pylori and to heal peptic ulcer disease.


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