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Table 4 Effect of the duration of treatment on H. pylori eradication of each regimen and secondary drug excluding metronidazole-containing regimens

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)
CAP
(n = 45)
CAE
(n = 52)
10 days Success 18 (78.3) 14 (50) 2 (22.2) 5 (62.5)
Failure 5 (21.7) 14 (50) 7 (77.8) 3 (37.5)
14 days Success 14 (70) 58 (86.6) 23 (63.9) 32 (72.7)
Failure 6 (30) 9 (13.4) 13 (36.1) 12 (27.3)
  1. LAP levofloxacin, amoxicillin, and pantoprazole, LAE levofloxacin, amoxicillin, and esomeprazole, CAP clarithromycin, amoxicillin, and pantoprazole, CAE clarithromycin, amoxicillin, and esomeprazole
  2. Data are presented as n (%)
  3. Overall difference between all regimens was significant (P = 0.03)