Vitamin C and E supplements to lansoprazole-amoxicillin-metronidazole triple therapy may reduce the eradication rate of metronidazole-susceptible Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{Chuang2002VitaminCA,
  title={Vitamin C and E supplements to lansoprazole-amoxicillin-metronidazole triple therapy may reduce the eradication rate of metronidazole-susceptible Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={Chiao-hsiung Chuang and Bor-Shyang Sheu and Ay-Huey Huang and Hsiao-Bai Yang and Jiunn-Jong Wu},
  journal={Helicobacter},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={310-6}
}
AIM To test whether vitamin C and E supplements to triple therapy can improve the Helicobacter pylori eradication rate and gastric inflammation. METHODS A total of 104 H. pylori-infected patients were randomized to receive: either lansoprazole, amoxicillin, and metronidazole twice daily for 1 week (triple-only group) or lansoprazole, amoxicillin, metronidazole plus vitamin C (250 mg) and vitamin E (200 mg) twice daily for 1 week, followed immediately by vitamin C and E once daily for 6… CONTINUE READING

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