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Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I was just prescribed doxycycline, Metronidazole, omeprazole, and bismuth

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I was also diagnosed with a fatty liver and diverticulosis

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In areas, where clarithromycin resistance is not prevalent (<15 %), the first line treatment is:

Clarithromycin triple therapy consisting of a PPI (omeprazole), clarithromycin, and amoxicillin or metronidazole for 14 days.

In areas with a known resistance to macrolides like Clarithromycin, the first line therapy is:

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Bismuth quadruple therapy consisting of a PPI (Omeprazole), bismuth, tetracycline (Doxycycline), and a nitroimidazole (metronidazole) for 10–14 days.

That is the therapy you have received from your doctor.

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
Can I use natural therapies along with this medication?

Yes, there is no harm in trying alternative treatment and natural remedies.

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Customer reply replied 28 days ago
I live in New Mexico, USA. Is this considered an area of known resistance to clarathromycin

Yes, there is a 38.1 to 64 percent resistance to macrolides there. Thanks for the rating.

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Customer reply replied 27 days ago
Can I take digestive enzymes and a probiotics while taking this medication?

Yes you can take them.

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