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Am Fam Physician. 2023;108(1):23

What treatments are recommended for primary open-angle glaucoma?

Reducing intraocular pressure is the only treatment proven to stop or slow the progression of vision loss in primary open-angle glaucoma. Topical medications are the most common treatment. Selective laser trabeculoplasty is another first-line treatment for primary open-angle glaucoma.

What is the preferred treatment for Helicobacter pylori infection?

Bismuth quadruple therapy (proton pump inhibitor, bismuth, tetracycline, and metronidazole [Flagyl] or tinidazole) or concomitant therapy (nonbismuth quadruple therapy: proton pump inhibitor, clarithromycin, amoxicillin, and metronidazole or tinidazole) is the recommended first-line treatment for H. pylori infection. These regimens have similar eradication rates of up to 90%.

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