Omeprazole (Prilosec) 20 mg PO bid before meals [C] PLUS
Clarithromycin (Biaxin) 500 mg PO bid with meals [C] Course: 7-14 days (90% eradication with 7 days of therapy) Organism: Helicobacter pylori
Note: Usual definition of cure: negative serology urea breath test 1-3 months or longer after treatment. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)
1. Cefotaxime 2 g IV q8h (q4h if life-threatening) [B]
2. Ticarcillin/clavulanic acid (Timentin) 3.1 g IV q6h [B]
3. Piperacillin/tazobactam (Zosyn) 3.375 g IV q6h [B]
4. Ampicillin/sulbactam (Unasyn) 3 g IV q6h [B]
Organisms: Enterobacteriaceae, S. pneumoniae, enterococci, anaerobes
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