What is Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Helidac

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Bismuth saubsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline is a combination product with the brand name Helidac. It is used to treat patients with an active duodenal ulcer resulting from Helicobacter pylori infection.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
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  • None
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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline

Duration

Stopped taking Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
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1 patient evaluation for Bismuth subsalicylate-metronidazole-tetracycline

Dec 23, 2008 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (cryptosporidial diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Side effects: cryptosporidial diarrhea

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