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Table 3 Effect of the duration of treatment on H. pylori eradication of each regimen and secondary drug

From: Levofloxacin versus clarithromycin for Helicobacter pylori eradication: are 14 day regimens better than 10 day regimens?

Duration of Therapy Outcome LAP
(n = 43)
LAE
(n = 95)
LMP
(n = 2)
LME
(n = 5)
CAP
(n = 45)
CAE
(n = 52)
CME
(n = 3)
10 days Success 18 (78.3) 14 (50) NA NA 2 (22.2) 5 (62.5) NA
Failure 5 (21.7) 14 (50) NA NA 7 (77.8) 3 (37.5) NA
14 days Success 14 (70) 58 (86.6) 1 (50) 3 (60) 23 (63.9) 32 (72.7) 0 (0)
Failure 6 (30) 9 (13.4) 1 (50) 2 (40) 13 (36.1) 12 (27.3) 3 (100)
  1. LAP levofloxacin, amoxicillin, and pantoprazole; LAE levofloxacin, amoxicillin, and esomeprazole, LMP levofloxacin, metronidazole, and pantoprazole, LME levofloxacin, metronidazole, and esomeprazole, CAP clarithro,mycin, amoxicillin, and pantoprazole, CAE clarithromycin, amoxicillin, and esomeprazole, CME clarithromycin, metronidazole, and esomeprazole
  2. Data are presented as n (%)
  3. Overall difference between all regimens was significant (P = 0.03)
  4. None of the included patients received clarithromycin, metronidazole, and pantoprazole