Quad.Therapy ...need help on how to take it

The most popular treatments consist of two antibiotics (one of which is usually clarithromycin) plus a strong acid blocker such as omeprazole (PriLosec, Nexium, Somac, Zoton, etc.). Treatment is for 7-10 days. Cure rate is about 85%

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Litza1503
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Quad.Therapy ...need help on how to take it

Post by Litza1503 » Tue May 28, 2019 9:07 am

After failing triple therapy my doctor has prescribed Quadruple therapy:

Tetracycline 250Mg, 2tabs 4 times a day
Metronidazole 500 mg capsule 1 tab. 4 times a day
rabeprazole 20mg. 1 tab - 2 times a day
Peptobismol tables - 2tables 4 times a day.

I was told I should take peptobismol at least 2 hours separate from the antibiotics, but I am also questioning if i can take the Tetracycline and Metronidazole together and then take the pepto 2 hours after ?? what about the rabeprazole?? can I also take probiotics and how can i fit the probiotics with all these medication... I went to the pharmacist but I felt he wasn't sure about the recommendations so I didn't filled out my prescription.

I am lost at this and want to make sure I take the prescription correctly. Also any tips on diet during the treatment.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Quad.Therapy ...need help on how to take it

Post by Helico_expert » Tue May 28, 2019 11:54 am

Most important is to evenly spread out the time you take those drugs, so the drugs in your body is maintained at a constant level. hope that make sense.

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