Ranitidine bismuth citrate with clarithromycin alone or with metronidazole for the eradication of Helicobacter pylori.

BACKGROUND Both triple therapy with ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC) plus two antibiotics for 7 days and dual therapy of RBC with clarithromycin for 14 days have been extensively studied; both regimens effectively eradicate Helicobacter pylori. However, few studies have assessed the efficacy of dual therapy given for 7 days. AIM To compare the efficacy… CONTINUE READING