Uses

This product is used to treat H. pylori infection in the stomach. H. pylori can cause stomach problems such as ulcers.Omeprazole is known as a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by blocking acid production in the stomach. Decreasing excess stomach acid can help treat stomach problems and allow ulcers to heal. Amoxicillin and rifabutin are antibiotics used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (including H. pylori). Treating the infection helps to reduce the risk of stomach problems (such as ulcers). Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic and rifabutin is a rifamycin antibiotic. They work by stopping the growth of bacteria.The antibiotics in this product treat only bacterial infections. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

How to use

Take this medication by mouth with food as directed by your doctor, usually 1 dose (4 pills) every 8 hours. Swallow the capsules whole with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters). Do not crush or chew the capsules or take with alcohol.

For the best effect, take this product at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this product at the same times every day. Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

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