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Can you take kaopectate and pepcid ac

A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking Pepcid AC in the recent past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking Pepto-Bismol in the r... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: Prilosec should be taken about an hour before eating anything, Pepcid (famotidine) can be taken almost any time. However it may be an overkill to tak... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes,: there is not an interaction between the two. Actually there is very slight benefit of taking pepcid in shellfish allergy. Because it blocks histamine ... Read More
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Prophylaxis: It depends on the severity of the allergy. Some people try to use pepcid (famotidine) before eating shellfish to ward off allergic symptoms. Pepcid ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Some help: If you are exposed to fish by accident, then you will be best suited by taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) or another H1 blocker instead of Pepcid AC(t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probably: Most medications stored in dry and cool condition remain effective even months after the expiration date but obviously this is dependent on the indivi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Pepcid is a common medication used for stomach acid symptoms. Zantac (ranitidine) and tagamet are similar, and all of them are now available over-the-... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably: May not be as effective. Doubt it will do anything harmful. Why don't you just go buy some unexpired tablets?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine) and EGD: yes, you can - just don't take it within 7-8 hours of endoscopy.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Sorry not sure what the timing is. I believe that you can now take Pepto. If you have persistent stomach issues you need to follow up with your primar... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
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