Objective. To compare efficacy and safety of 14-day triple eradication therapy with the addition of methylmethionine sulfonium chloride and a probiotic complex and 14-day triple eradication therapy boosted with bismuth tripotassium dicitrate and a probiotic complex in a prospective comparative randomized clinical trial.
Materials and Methods. A total of 70 patients with confirmed H. pylori infection were enrolled into the study. The first group (n = 35) received esomeprazole 20 mg 2 bid, clarithromycin 500 mg bid and amoxicillin 1000 mg bid for 14 days, methylmethionine sulfonium chloride 300 mg once a day for 1 month, probiotic complex (bifidobacteria [Bifidobacterium longum CBT BG7, Bifidobacterium lactis CBT BL3, Bifidobacterium bifidum CBT BF3], lactobacilli [Lactobacillus acidophilus CBT LA1, Lactobacillus rhamnosus CBT LR5], Streptococcus thermophilus CBT ST3) 1 capsule once a day for 1 month.