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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes, these: medications are safe and effective when all taken within a 24 hour period of time. Daily.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They are not contraindicated and serve different roles. But only your doctor can tell you that

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Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Heartburn: I wonder if you have inflammation of the stomach (gastritis) and/or gall bladder disease. There are several reasons for your symptoms. Flatulence ca ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Heartburn: Get eval if this is chronic. Have you tried nibbling on crystalized ginger?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Only if symptomatic: Gaviscon can be used to treat heartburn and symptoms of excess acidity. It neutralizes some of the stomach acid. A normal person with no symptoms does ... Read More
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Dr. Niel Venter
Specializes in Family Medicine
Prefer not: We prefer not to take gaviscon within 1-2 hours of any medication , because it can affect the absorption of the other medications.
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Swap straight away : They are similar so you can swap at next dose. You may need to see a doctor if gaviscon still doesn't work to see if you need Zantac or losec or the ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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4-6: A day is plenty! if you need more get your problem diagnosed, see pcp.
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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Antacid : Probably catching in the back of your throat. Try swallowing with more water. Good Luck
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
23 years experience Internal Medicine
PPI: Rabeloc 20 is rabeprazole which is a proton pump inhibitor. It is effective at reducing acid production in the stomach which can treat reflux disease ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,you can eat: or drink afterwards. It will keep working
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Probably not: It is common to use a drug like ranitidine with an antacid like gaviscon. As with most drugs, antacids - especially those with aluminum- can bind cert ... Read More
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