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Sequential versus triple therapy for the first-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori: a multicentre, open-label, randomised trial. Lancet 2012; 381: 205–213.

Published: 9th May 2013

Authors: Liou JM, Chen CC, Chen MJ, Chen CC, Chang CY, Fang YJ et al. et al.


Nine hundred patients were included in this study of three regimens. The highest eradication rate (90.7 per cent) was with lansoprazole with amoxicillin for seven days followed by lansoprazole clarithromycin and metronidazole for seven days.

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