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Dexilant and zantac

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely, a direct: cause for uncontrolled GERD, at times patients can develop tolerance to PPIs / H2 blockers..Better check with your doctor if you need other meds or re... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mankanwal Sachdev
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Side effects: For Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) these include: diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping, fever. Some studies show that this class or medicine can p... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Within weeks: If you're not getting significant relief within two weeks, see your prescribing physician for followup.
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Zantac will not help diarrhea as it is indicated for upper GI issues. How you taper the dexilant depends on the dose you are taking currently.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Lifestyle: There may be some lifestyle issues you can modify to lessen the problems you have with reflux. The chemicals in coffee, tea & some sodas (caffein... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Yes: I often have patients take proton pump inhibitors like Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) or Prilosec in the morning and zantac at night.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benson Yu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Stomache and gas pai: Yes , preferrably not at the same time. Both meds work on different mechanisms. Dexilant is a stomach acid pump inhibitor , should be taking before ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Switch them.: It wouldn't be a problem technically, but proton pump inhibitors are more effective when taken in the morning before you eat to allow for timely and e... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Safe to take: These two medications inhibit the release of acid in your stomach. The acid does have an important role in digestion. The ppi meds (dexilant) have ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: That would be a duplication of the medicine you are taking now...consult your physician re: dose and testing for H. pylori.

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