Prolonged and profound acid inhibition is crucial in Helicobacter pylori treatment with a proton pump inhibitor combined with amoxicillin.

@article{Sjstedt1998ProlongedAP,
  title={Prolonged and profound acid inhibition is crucial in Helicobacter pylori treatment with a proton pump inhibitor combined with amoxicillin.},
  author={Svante Sj{\"o}stedt and M. Bidva Sagar and Greger Lindberg and Bj{\"o}rn Wikstr{\"o}m and Carl Erik Nord and Rein Seensalu},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={39-43}
}
BACKGROUND The aim was to investigate whether intragastric pH, meal-stimulated gastrin release, or demographic factors predict the outcome of Helicobacter pylori treatment. METHODS Thirty-six patients with H. pylori infection were investigated with 24-h intragastric pH registration and meal-stimulated gastrin release before and during treatment with 20 mg omeprazole twice daily and 750 mg amoxicillin twice daily for 14 days. The influence of age, sex, smoking, ethnic origin, pH, and gastrin… CONTINUE READING

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