Amoxycillin capsules with omeprazole for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori. Assessment of the importance of antibiotic dose timing in relation to meals.

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BACKGROUND Giving antibiotics after meals prolongs their gastric residence time and improves their intragastric distribution. We aimed to see whether this would result in improved eradication of Helicobacter pylori. METHODS Eighty patients with H. pylori infection were treated with 40 mg omeprazole in the morning for 28 days and amoxycillin 500 mg q.d.s… (More)

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@article{Atherton1994AmoxycillinCW, title={Amoxycillin capsules with omeprazole for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori. Assessment of the importance of antibiotic dose timing in relation to meals.}, author={John Christopher Atherton and Neville Hudson and Gina Kirk and C K Hawkey and Robin C. Spiller}, journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics}, year={1994}, volume={8 5}, pages={495-8} }