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Can i take 2 pepcid ac

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
Rheumatology 42 years experience
Anti-acid medication: The first question is why are you taking 2 medications. The medications you mentioned block acid production in the stomach. Patients who have reflu... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly: There's not much reason to take both together, but you can. If you have severe acid reflux can try otc prevacid, is much stronger. Zantac (ranitidine)... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
Gastroenterology 33 years experience
No-discuss w ur doc: These two medicines are of the same class and should not be taken together. More is not necessarily better and increases risk of side effects. If brea... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: May not be as effective. Doubt it will do anything harmful. Why don't you just go buy some unexpired tablets?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Yes. This dosing: is fine BUT are you certain that you are treating the right thing? If you need that much Pepcid AC to treat your symptoms you might want to be evaluat... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Take Antacid..: Take antacid for immediate relief. Zantac/Pepcid/ Nexium (esomeprazole) for prevention of acidity. Get tested for H. Pylori and modify your diet and f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Famotidine 40 mg: is a standard dosage form of famotidine or pepcid. There is no danger in taking that amount of that medication. Hope this helps!
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Pepcid (famotidine) and EGD: yes, you can - just don't take it within 7-8 hours of endoscopy.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Check with MD: as to why you need to be on any antireflux/acid reducing medicine. Rule out problems that might occur over thr long term; address other issues re: wei... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): Most people will not have any side affects from long-term use of Pepcid (famotidine). If this helps control your reflux symptoms, great. However, if y... Read More

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