Triple therapy with omeprazole, amoxicillin and clarithromycin is effective against Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric ulcer patients as well as in duodenal ulcer patients. Results of a randomized controlled trial in Japan.

@article{Habu1998TripleTW,
  title={Triple therapy with omeprazole, amoxicillin and clarithromycin is effective against Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric ulcer patients as well as in duodenal ulcer patients. Results of a randomized controlled trial in Japan.},
  author={Yasuki Habu and Shigeaki Mizuno and Shinya Hirano and Keisuke Kiyota and Hideto Inokuchi and Kosuke Kimoto and Mitsuyoshi Nakajima and K. Kawai},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={
          321-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS There have been few reliable published studies permitting assessment of therapeutic regimens for Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric ulcer (GU) patients. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of omeprazole-based dual and triple therapy regimens, both including clarithromycin, for the cure of H. pylori infection in active GU and duodenal ulcer (DU) patients. The study was conducted in Japan, a country in which GU is more prevalent than DU. METHODS Two… CONTINUE READING

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