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Can you take prilosec and pepcid together

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: But if having to take both you need to see your doctor and probably get a scope (edg).

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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
Wait some time: Prilosec is a delayed-release proton pump inhibitor that needs an acid stimulus to activate it. A meal would do that. Taking Pepcid (famotidine) too c... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
They can.: Although Prilosec and Pepcid can be taken at the same time, you may be better off using Tums or mylanta to get immediate relief of your acid while you... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: As long as you need both to control your symptoms. However you should consult your doctor if you do require both drugs regularly to control your sympt... Read More
A 34-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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not a good idea: Prilosec should be taken about an hour before the first meal of the day, Pepcid (famotidine) nearly at any time. There is no added benefit for most pe... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Reflux : Some patients do take the medication Pepcid along with a different family of medicines like Prilosec. This is usually done with particularly difficult... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: I like Pepcid (famotidine) with your PPI for daily use but for occasional (as needed) use, I recommend Pepcid (famotidine) Complete. It works faster ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: It's OK to take either one of those medications every day for reflux disease. You should, however, when yourself after three months and see what happe... Read More