TITLE

Review: Eradication therapy supplemented by probiotics increased eradication rates and reduced side effects in H. pylori infection

AUTHOR(S)
Tong, J. L.; Ran, Z. H.; Shen, J.; Zhang, C. X.; Xiao, S. D.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which identifies the effect of supplementation with probiotics on eradication rates and adverse events during Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy. It is noted that probiotics reduced side effects overall and the individual symptoms of diarrhea, epigastric pain, nausea, and taste disturbance. Researchers compared an eradication regimen consisting of proton pump inhibitors and two antibiotics plus probiotics with the same eradication regimen plus placebo.
ACCESSION #
25169104

 

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