Original Article

The Effects Of Omeprazole Combined With Amoxicillin or Clarithromycin On HP Eradication

  • Mutlu Niyazioğlu
  • Ersan Sander
  • Cüneyt Müderrisoğlu
  • Osman Hüten
  • Füsun Erdenen
  • İskender Dik
  • Güven Çetin

İstanbul Med J 1998;2(2):27-31

In this study our aim was to evaluate the effects of omeprazole therapy combined w ith amoxicillin or claritromycin to eradicate HP in patients with duodenal ulcer and HP infection. HP eradication ratio was 59.09% with clarithromycin+omeprazole therapy where it was 27.27% w ith amoxicillin and omeprazole combination. The second regimen was better tolerated, although patients had surfered more side effects.

Keywords: Duodenal ulcer; Helicobacter pylori, omeprazole, amoxicillin, clarithromycin