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Preparing for your breath test 

4 Weeks before your test
  • No antibiotics

      (DO NOT STOP any antibiotic treatment without the approval of your treating doctor)

AT LEAST 1 Week before your test
  • STOP Protein Pump Inhibitors (PPI's) (for example: Nexium, Somac, Pariet, Losec)

  • STOP Prebiotics and Probiotics

24 hours before your test
  • STOP over the counter antacids (for example: Nexium, Gaviscon, Zantac)

FAST for 4 hours before your test
  • This means strictly NO water or food

  • Refrain from smoking