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how often can I take pepcid

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably but why?: With generic versions available, it is cheap enough to not to worry over the cost. I am unaware of expired Pepcid (famotidine) causing harms althoug ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: If you are taking 2 pecid tabs a day and are still having symptoms you need to see your doctor.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: May not be as effective. Doubt it will do anything harmful. Why don't you just go buy some unexpired tablets?
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience Internal Medicine
No difference: Because it probably wouldn't make a difference, the maximum effect of Pepcid is achieved with 2 doses a day, if you need a more powerful acid reducer ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
15hrs: it takes 5 half-lives to get up to stable levels and about that much time to get something out of your system. Pepcid (famotidine) has a half-life of ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Every 12: hous. If it is not helping you might have to try Prilosec
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes. This dosing: is fine BUT are you certain that you are treating the right thing? If you need that much Pepcid AC to treat your symptoms you might want to be evaluat ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Take Antacid..: Take antacid for immediate relief. Zantac/Pepcid/ Nexium (esomeprazole) for prevention of acidity. Get tested for H. Pylori and modify your diet and f ... Read More
A 51-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
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Pepcid (famotidine) and EGD: yes, you can - just don't take it within 7-8 hours of endoscopy.
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