The drug "Pylobact AM" belongs to the groupcombined antiulcer drugs. The drug is produced in blisters containing capsules and tablets. Active ingredients: tinidazole, clarithromycin, omeprazole.

The drug "Pylobact AM" (the experts' comments confirm this), besides antiulcer, it has an antimicrobial effect.

Omeprazole has the ability to inhibit secretionHCl, helps to reduce stimulated and basal secretion. After taking the medication, the slowing down of the secretion of the stomach is noted within an hour and continues throughout the day. With repeated use during the day, the acidity of gastric juice is reduced by 97%.

Clarithromycin refers to antibiotics from a number ofmacrolides, is a semisynthetic derivative of erythromycin A. It shows activity against most Gram-positive and Gram-negative anaerobes, including Helikobakter Pilori.

Tinidazole is an antiprotozoal agent. The component is able to disrupt the synthesis of bacterial DNA by inhibiting RNA-dependent protein synthesis of the microorganism. Tinidazole is effective against amoebas, trichomonads, anaerobic pathogens of infection, lamblia, Helicobacter pylori.

The drug "Pylobact" is prescribed for peptic ulcer in the duodenum and stomach, to eliminate Helikobakter Pilori.

Medication is contraindicated in liver diseases(chronic), hypersensitivity. The medicine "Pylobact" (doctors' reviews are unambiguous in this) is not prescribed for pregnancy, lactation. Contraindicated medication for children under the age of twelve. The preparation "Pylobact" (experts' reviews confirm this) should not be taken simultaneously with ethanol (in connection with the risk of disulfiram-like reactions). Contraindications include renal or hepatic insufficiency, porphyria, jaundice (in the case history).

The drug "Pylobact" can provoke differentundesirable manifestations. Side effects of the drug include diarrhea or constipation, nausea, flatulence, abdominal pain and headaches. The drug "Pylobact" (reviews of some patients testify to this) can cause an unpleasant taste in the mouth, weakness, skin rash, itching. In a number of cases there was a decrease in appetite, gastralgia, dry mouth.

The drug is taken orally. Each blister contains two capsules of omeprazole, two tablets of tinidazole and two tablets of clarithromycin. Each set is designed for a day of therapy.

It is recommended to take omeprazole capsule in the morningand a tablet of clarithromycin and tinidazole from the orange part in the blister. In the evening take pills and a capsule from the blue part. Each package has seven blisters. Thus, the duration of treatment is seven days.

At the end of the general course, it is recommended to continue the use of omeprazole (twenty milligrams per day) for three weeks.

Before starting the use of the drug "Pylobact"(reviews and comments of specialists point to this) it is necessary to exclude the possibility of the presence of malignant formations, especially in patients with gastric ulcer. This is due to the ability of omeprazole to mask clinical symptoms.

If the patient has liver disease (chronic), it is necessary to monitor the activity of hepatic enzymes.

Avoid taking alcoholic beverages throughout the treatment.

With the simultaneous use of clarithromycin and theophylline, the concentration of the latter increases.

Omeprazole is able to slow the metabolism of diazepam and phenytoin, reduce the absorption of ketoconazole, iron salts and ampicillin.

Before using the drug "Pylobact" you should read the instructions carefully and consult with your doctor.