MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Helicobacter pylori eradication

Long term healing of gastric and duodenal ulcers can be achieved rapidly by eradicating Helicobacter pylori. 

See  BNF for more prescribing information and the Trust antimicrobial prescribing guidelines.

1st line Omeprazole 20mg twice daily for 7 days
  Clarithromycin 500mg twice daily for 7 days
  Amoxicillin 1g twice daily for 7 days
     
For patients allergic to penicillin Omeprazole 20mg twice daily for 7 days
  Clarithromycin 250mg twice daily for 7 days
  Metronidazole 400mg twice daily for 7 days