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can i take 2 pepcid ac

A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiroshi Mashimo
32 years experience Gastroenterology
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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: May not be as effective. Doubt it will do anything harmful. Why don't you just go buy some unexpired tablets?
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
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 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
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
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Pepcid (famotidine) and EGD: yes, you can - just don't take it within 7-8 hours of endoscopy.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
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 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
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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