Omeprazole (Prilosec) and clarithromycin (Biaxin). The eradication rate with this regimen was 78 percent in U. Compliance has generally been good, and the regimen is generally well tolerated.
There are two forms of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis, a mucosal inflammatory condition confined to the rectum and colon, and Crohn’s disease, a transmural inflammation of gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa that may occur in any part of the GI tract. The etiologies of both conditions are unknown, but they may have a common pathogenetic mechanism.
The attitudes of primary care physicians to the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection have been examined in several studies. In one study conducted in a family practice in 1995, Penston and Mistry studied 154 patients treated for H. pylori infection.