Reviews & Views

Management of Helicobacter pylori

EDITORIAL – The management of H. pylori infection. Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. BMJ, 316(7126): 162-163, 17 Jan. 1998.

H. pylori: Epidemiology

CLINICAL REVIEW SECTION – Helicobacter pylori and gastric diseases. Division of Infectious Diseases, University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA. BMJ, 316(7143): 1507-1510, 16 May 1998.

H. pylori: Cost effectiveness

Cost effectiveness of screening for and eradication of Helicobacfer pylori in management of dyspeptic patients under 45 years of age. BMJ, 312(7042): 1321-1325, 25 May 1996. Varying efficacy of Helicobaeter pylori eradication regimens: cost effectiveness study using decision analysis model.

Tagamen (Cimetidine) and Weight Loss

Obesity carries a number of risks, ranging from hypertension and diabetes mellitus to gallstones. Treatment by restricted diet alone is often unsuccessful. Try Tagamen (Cimetidine) for Weight Loss, check the information about it in the article.

Treating sexual disorders in family practice

Medical and psychological aspects, and factors relevant to couples integrated in a case-based approach. With the release of sildenafil (Viagra), Dr Maurice, a well-respected Canadian authority on sexual medicine, has provided physicians with a timely reference on how to manage patients and their partners’ sexual concerns beyond merely prescribing pills for potency.

The gastritis would be better treated with antibiotics?

Juanita Merchant, associate professor of internal medicine and physiology at the University of Michigan Health System. Antibiotics, says Merchant, “address the problem at the source – the bacteria. Merchant says over-the-counter antacids like Tagamet (Cimetidine), Pepcid AC (famotidine), and Zantac (ranitidine) aren’t as harmful because they allow some acid production to continue.