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Table 6 The therapy dose and cost for triple and sequential therapy

From: Comparison of 10-day sequential therapy with 7-day standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication in inactive peptic ulcer disease and the efficiency of sequential therapy in inactive peptic ulcer disease and non-ulcer dyspepsia

Group Regimen Dose Cost
Triple therapy Pantoprazole 40 mg BID × 7 $14.60
  Amoxicillin 1 gm BID × 7 $4.10
  Clarithromycin 500 mg BID × 7 $32.30
     Total $51.00
Sequential therapy Pantoprazole 40 mg BID × 5 $10.40
  Amoxicillin 1 gm BID × 5 $3.00
  Pantoprazole 40 mg BID × 5 $10.40
  Clarithromycin 500 mg BID × 5 $23.10
  Tinidazole 500 mg BID × 5 $0.70
     Total $47.60