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newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

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Re: newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

Post by Helico_expert » Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:56 am

it's all good then. good luck with your treatment.

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Re: newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

Post by helical_patient » Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:27 pm

Thanks very much for this forum.

I got the triple therapy done and came back positive. and then, was put on on quadruple therapy : Bis-subsal ( 262 mg x 4 times a day), metrotinidazole ( 500 mg x 3 times a day), omeprazole ( 20 mg x 2 times a day), doxycycline (100 mg x 2 times a day).

I did start feeling better after four days (albeit with black stools). However, now on my sixth day and the symptoms seem like before : excessive burping, reflux, pain in the left abdominal area, a significant gaseous movement in gastric area.

Can you please tell me if this is expected? I am very anxious over this.

Sincerely,

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Re: newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

Post by Helico_expert » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:22 pm

some people does take a while to recover. You need to find out from your doctor if you still carry H. pylori. Usually the doctor would advise you to wait a month without any antibiotics or PPI. then repeat the breath or stool test.

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Re: newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

Post by mimetiva » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:12 am

so this is my 12th day on the quadruple therapy. Today seems to be the worst day ever. I can't seem to keep anything down and my stomach cramps are extremely painful. The first 11 days on the meds were not so bad, i had a stomach cramp here and there with some fatigue but i actually felt pretty good. I was pretty excited thinking im all cured BUT today is really bad. Why?

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Re: newly HP diagnosed, given 2week triple regimen - questions & confused

Post by Helico_expert » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:22 am

Probably your side effect finally kicks in. only a few more days to go. keep up the good work.

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