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Benedryl and tagamet or pepcid

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine) & Tagamet: These drugs work exactly the same way. There would be no reason why Pepcid (famotidine) and tagamet should be taken together. Famotidine (pepcid) is... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Very little: Tagamet (cimetidine), Zantac (ranitidine), Pepcid (famotidine) are h2-receptor blockers, introduced by prescription in late 70's/early 80's. All reduc... Read More
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Same class: Same class of medication so very similar.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Many: But none terribly common or serious. Read the supplies information for each drug.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Yes.: However, tagamet (cimetidine) is an unusual medication these days; other acid reducers work longer in smaller doses.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Yes: Pregnancy related nasal congestion may not respond well to Benadryl. It is also possible that the acid reflux is worsening the congestion, and that bo... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) should help against your allergic condition.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dardarian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: H2 blockers have been studied in pregnancy multiple times and noted to be completely safe.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Yes they are safe: Obviously dose is Important, but in educated hands, with monitoring, these meds are both safe and effective to use for conscious sedation. These meds ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes: If you feel you still need it, but don't exceed recommended daily dose for diphenhydramine from all sources (300 mg /day), depends on the reaction too... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
See MD: You were treated for allergic reaction, with h1, h2 (histamine receptor) blockers/antihistamines, and anti-inflammatory (steroid). Not better? See md ... Read More
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