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can you take imodium and zantac

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Your caution in drug use is highly commendable. Meanwhile I would like to congratulate on doing well after taking both. More on drug use and side effe ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety, GERD, Ulcer: Ativan is for Anxiety. Zantac is to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and hyperacidity. Gaviscon is for acid indigestion and heartburn. Due t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But if your symptoms are severe enough, it would be a good idea to consult a gastroenterologist. Both drugs do the same thing in suppressing acid an ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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That should be: Alright!. I don't see any contrraindications.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes...: Zantac is indicated for treatment of heartburn and indigestion. I'm assuming the second drug you mention above is xanax, (alprazolam) which is a medi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Only if recommended: Dexilent and zantac (ranitidine) both suppress the acid in the stomach and normally both are not taken together.The exceptions are resistant GERD whic ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: I often have patients take proton pump inhibitors like Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and zantac at night.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not necessary: These drugs are in the same class and usually are not taken together...
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: In fact zantac (ranitidine) may reduce the irritation in the stomach from advil.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: If you have reflux symptoms, the answer is yes. Consider avoiding eating or drinking 3 hours prior to bedtime.
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