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Can you take Zantac with Imodium

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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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 49-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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
That should be: Alright!. I don't see any contrraindications.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Yes you can safely.There are only two groups of antibiotics you can not take with antacids and these are tetracycline and floroquinolones.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Absolutely.: Zofran is for nausea. Exlax is to treat constipation. They do not interact with each other, so unless you have an allergy or intolerance to one or bo ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
17 years experience Family Medicine
Drug interaction: Dear RPradhan. There are no medication interaction between Depakote and Ranitidine. Hence they may be taken together. I believe this helps. Have a ble ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes You Can But: Yes you can if you have acute symptoms of nausea, heartburn, diarrhea or indigestion on top of dexelent one time to relieve thses symptoms, but you sh ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
You may: You may take antacids with your medication. It would be prudent to inform your doctor of all the medications, including over the counter and herbals t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Space them out: By 2-4 hours. Take care !
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Kibrick
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Should be OK: There are no serious drug interactions between Prozac (fluoxetine) and Imodium (loperamide) (loperamine). It appears that you can take these drugs, a ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: they work differently and can be taken together
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Stomach meds: You should be able to take both. Pepto is like an antacid and Imodium (loperamide) is an antispasmodic to relax the gut.
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A member asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes you can.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes...: If treating heartburn/reflux esophagitis, Gaviscon or generic equivalent ("compare with Gaviscon") is a good choice. Gaviscon taken after meals and a ... Read More
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A 64-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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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
May be of use.: Wouldn't be contraindicated, but not technically the type of medication useful for prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers. That would be Nexium (esomepra ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: These are effective adjuncts for stomach acidity and for gerd. They do not interfere with each other and can be taken together.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Not only can you, but since it sounds like you are having gastrointestinal symptoms it is wise to take probiotics. See this series of articles for mor ... Read More
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A 51-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
You can: The two medicines work in a different way but for the same purpose . I would not recommend for you to take both of them since you can take care of you ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No advantage: Esomeprazole works best if taken before a meal (preferably breakfast) and ranitidine around a meal or at bedtime. No advantage in taking both at the s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.

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