Ranitidine bismuth citrate can help to overcome Helicobacter pylori resistance to clarithromycin in vivo.

BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori eradication usually fails when clarithromycin is used against resistant strains. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to test whether the apparent synergy found in vitro between ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC) and clarithromycin also exists in vivo against resistant strains. METHODS H. pylori was cultured and… CONTINUE READING