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can you take nexium and pepcid together

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Don't combine them: If your symptoms are so severe you're considering doubling up on acid blockers, you need medical evaluation. Please see your physician asap. It look ... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Anti-acid medication: The first question is why are you taking 2 medications. The medications you mentioned block acid production in the stomach. Patients who have reflu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Kallman
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LPR not GERD: LPR is irritation of the larynx from reflux of stomach enzymes or acid. Many patients do not experience heartburn. In our practice we recommend a 1 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
There is no one best: medication for GERD. the best med will be the one that you & your doc find helps you the best, with the fewest side effects. ranitidine is an H2 b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Reflux: Have you tried strict dietary measures like avoidance of caffeine, alcohol,nicotine,spices, and greasy foods which can loosen the sphincter or valve b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
No interactions: That I could find.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
21 years experience Internal Medicine
GERD TRIGGERS: Your GERD is not under control because you have not eliminated possible triggers that may make your symptoms worse such as alcohol and tobacco. In fac ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not the same: Pepcid is a H2 blocker, nexium (esomeprazole) is a proton-pump inhibitor. Either should work for GERD. You should call the 800 number on your pharm ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Antacids: It takes a while for this to work. Take an antacid, a liquid antacid my help coat your esophagus. Do not take any pill within 30 minutes of taking a ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
?endoscopy: Gerd can burning in throat and chest discomfort as well as causing food to get caught in esophagus. Costochondritis is inflammation of junction of rib ... Read More
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