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can I take prilosec with tums

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.

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A member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No problem: These 2 meds can be taken together. If you are taking Tums (calcium carbonate) as a sourse of calcium, the Prilosec will interfere with the absorption ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Sure: Yes u may. But why would do it and wean off one drug, to take two for the same effect?
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. It is safe. As for difficulty sleeping it depends on the cause of insomnia. Difficulty falling asleep is often due due to anxiety, while early aw ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Could be or even oth: Reflux is still very possible but there may be other esophageal or gastric problems like gastritis, esophagitis, ulcers, gall bladder, etc. A gastro ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No interaction: You would not risk an interaction problem, but clearly you are having GI problems that are not being successfully treated - even symptomatically. Cons ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Tomatoes?: High fat meals and fried foods, large meals, chocolate, coffee, with or without caffeine, alcohol, mint, carbonated beverages, citrus juices, and toma ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Heartburn : You need an upper endoscopy you are on steroids afraid of fungal infection like candida
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is often done until Prilosec starts to kick in which can take up to 3 days.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dysphagia: Are you taking those meds under a doctor's supervision? The otc versions should be limited to 2 weeks' use if not. You may have an anatomical problem ... Read More
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