H Pylori Infection Case Study

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It is important to note that duodenal and gastric ulcers reoccur in up to 80% of patient treated with drugs to reduce gastric acid but, not treated to reduce or eradicate the H pylori infection (Woo & Robinson, 2015). In the case of Mr. TJ, there is a possibility that the H pylori infection was not completely eradicated. In the treatment of PUD, the goals include eradication of H pylori which can be achieved by a triple or quadruple drug regimen that combines bismuth subsalicylate and antimicrobial therapy. The antimicrobials usually used for the treatment of H. pylori include clarithromycin, tetracycline, Amoxicillin, levofloxacin and metronidazole. Other goals of therapy are the prevention of relapse, reduction of symptoms, prevention of
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