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Amoxicillin / Clarithromycin / Omeprazole Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 500 mg-500 mg-20 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for Duodenal Ulcer

Amoxicillin 500 mg-clarithromycin 500 mg-omeprazole 20 mg orally 2 times a day
-Duration of therapy: 10 days

Comments:
-Doses should be given in the morning and evening before eating a meal.
-An additional 18 days of treatment with omeprazole 20 mg orally once a day is recommended for patients with an ulcer at initiation of treatment.

Use: Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with active duodenal ulcer of a history of duodenal ulcer disease

Usual Adult Dose for Helicobacter pylori Infection

Amoxicillin 500 mg-clarithromycin 500 mg-omeprazole 20 mg orally 2 times a day
-Duration of therapy: 10 days

Comments:
-Doses should be given in the morning and evening before eating a meal.
-An additional 18 days of treatment with omeprazole 20 mg orally once a day is recommended for patients with an ulcer at initiation of treatment.

Use: Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in patients with active duodenal ulcer of a history of duodenal ulcer disease

Renal Dose Adjustments

-Mild to moderate renal dysfunction No adjustment recommended.
-Severe renal dysfunction: Consider longer dosage intervals.

Liver Dose Adjustments

Hepatic dysfunction: Not recommended.

Dose Adjustments

Asian patients: Use is not recommended unless clearly needed.

Patients with severe renal dysfunction and hepatic dysfunction: Prolonged dose intervals should be considered.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in children.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-This drug should be swallowed whole; chewing or crushing should be avoided.
-The regimen should be given before meals.

Storage requirements:
-Protect from light and moisture.

General:
-Eradication of H pylori reduces the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence.
-This drug may be used in patients with active or a one-year history of duodenal ulcer.

Monitoring:
-Hepatic: Hepatic function tests
-Hematologic: Hematopoietic function tests
-Renal: Renal function tests

Patient advice:
-Tell patients that it is important to complete the full regimen.
-Instruct patients to seek medical attention if signs/symptoms of hypersensitivity, Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, hypomagnesemia, or systemic cutaneous lupus erythematosus occur.

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