The actions of bismuth in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{Lambert1997TheAO,
  title={The actions of bismuth in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={John R. Lambert and Peter Midolo},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          27-33
        }
}
Bismuth salts have been used in medicine for over three centuries, particularly in the treatment of dyspepsia. Commonly used agents include colloidal bismuth subcitrate (CBS), bismuth subsalicylate (BSS) and the newer ranitidine bismuth citrate (RBC). These are safe drugs which exert local effects on the gastroduodenal mucosa. Gastric mucosal levels of bismuth exceed the concentrations required to kill Helicobacter pylori in vitro. The mechanisms of actions of bismuth on gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING

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