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can u take prilosec and zantac together

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Drug interactions: Prilosec is a brand of generic omeprazole. Nexium is a brand of generic esomeprazole, which is left mirror image of omeprazole. Therefore, you only ta ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
A couple of hours: Prilosec should be taken 30-60 mins before a meal and zantac (ranitidine) nearly at any time. There is no major advantage in taking them both at the s ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
GERD: Gerd can cause difficulty swallowing, so it is difficult from your description to tell whether you have insufficiently treated Gerd or if you're havin ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Some patients take h2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors like you asked. But your reflux needs to be followed.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably ok: Just make sure you inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking and when and why you are taking them. This includes OTC meds as well as CA ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donna Roberts
29 years experience Family Medicine
Increase the prilose: You may take an additional Prilosec at bedtime, or see your doctor for a rx strength medication. An antacid as an additional medication may also be ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
26 years experience Family Medicine
Best to discuss...: ...With your doctor when it comes to and individual's dose of medications. But i will tell you that zantac (ranitidine) 150mg twice a day is a common ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ZANTAC (ranitidine) AND PRILOSEC: Althogh it is safe to take Zantac (ranitidine) with Prilosec as these two work differently to cut down the acid production, and sometimes in difficult ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: I see no problem but need to discuss with your physicians what you need all of this.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
see your doctor: If you are in this much pain, then see your dr right away.

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