rifabutin (Mycobutin) for resistant cases of H. pylori

Some physicians are now trying rifabutin (Mycobutin) for resistant cases of H. pylori.

Even the best regimens fail almost 20% of the time...partly due to resistance to metronidazole or clarithromycin.

Rifabutin is usually used for treating tuberculosis or Mycobacterium avium...but it's also active against H. pylori.

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