TABLE 4

Value of different antibiotics in treatment of Whipple's disease

Antibiotic(s)Success rateDose per dayReference(s)
StreptomycinBad1.0 g205
PenicillinFair1.2 million units205
TetracyclineFair600 mg205, 231
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazoleFair160 mg/800 mg201204, 207
Ceftriaxone–trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazoleFair2 g/160 mg/800 mg147
Meropenem–trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazoleFair3 g/160 mg/800 mg147
Doxycycline-hydroxychloroquineGood200 mg/600 mg207