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Can pepcid be crushed

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Acid reducer: Histamine 2 receptor blocker, which decreases production of stomach acid. This allows for healing of inflammation in duodenum, as stomach, and esopha.... Read More

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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Why do you ask? what is wrong. Let's try to address the symptoms
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Though Gaviscon has several medications affected if taken together, famotidine is not one of them. So answer to your question is yes, you can take Pep... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: It should have an expiration date.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): Not advised to consume expired medications.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Probably but why?: With generic versions available, it is cheap enough to not to worry over the cost. I am unaware of expired Pepcid (famotidine) causing harms althoug... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: If you are taking 2 pecid tabs a day and are still having symptoms you need to see your doctor.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine): In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No difference: Because it probably wouldn't make a difference, the maximum effect of Pepcid is achieved with 2 doses a day, if you need a more powerful acid reducer ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Expiration: In general, recommend against use of expired medications.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
15hrs: it takes 5 half-lives to get up to stable levels and about that much time to get something out of your system. Pepcid (famotidine) has a half-life of ... Read More