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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole): Both are antacids but belong to different classes. But still you have to discuss with your doctor before taking this together.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably yes: Medications like Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) are usually taken in the morning, 1/2 hour before breakfast on a daily basis. Many people who still have ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
WHY WOULD YOU?: You can not further inhibit acid supression any more on dexilant (dexlansoprazole). However, the added meds may help reflux a little bit for breakthro ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Dexilant (dexlansoprazole): Pro, s effective and powerful medication excellent relief from gerd and heartburn con's expensive side effects-----headache, diarrhea, abdo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
No: No need to worry.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes. : Read packet insert.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug interaction: You certainly can. However, it is possible that, taken too closely, the absorption of Pepcid (famotidine) might be decreased. So, space the dosing int ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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

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