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

Tong, J. L.; Ran, Z. H.; Shen, J.; Zhang, C. X.; Xiao, S. D.
May 2007
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p63
Academic Journal
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.


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