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is it safe to take gaviscon after taking pepcid complete

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Over time it: may be hard to get off of PPi's but are required for symptom control once failed at maximum dose H2 blockers. After controlled for 1 month(no sx.) try ... Read More

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Recommend : Recommend that you see you physician for a clinical examination. There are several things that could be causing these symptoms that need to be ruled o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Seen a doc?: Maybe not acid related, maybe not on enough meds-can't tell here. Need to see doc, get examined, likely need additional testing to figure out.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: If you need it, yes. Pepcid (famotidine) will help pretty soon anter taking it , Prilosec will take couple days to work.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
23 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: I'd take it in the morning. Typically Nexium (esomeprazole) is best taken at night (basal levels of acid are highest at night, so Nexium (esomeprazol ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes but...: Both medications are safe to take during pregnancy and there are no drug interactions. However, they are essentially the same so there's no reason to ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe?: Yes.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
It should: It should be but you may need to leave off any alcohol as this might cause further problems with your reflux. Also your Naproxen may need to be chang ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: Nexium (esomeprazole) is prescription drug for reflux known as a ppi (proton-pump inhibitor), which inhibits the acid pumps in your stomach from pumpi ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Long term use of ppis such as Prevacid (lansoprazole) has been associated with an increase risk of pneumonia in the elderly and an increase risk of bo ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes.: There are no specific interactions between these agents and the absorption of the propranolol will not be affected.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Zantac (ranitidine): As prescribed, yes.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There are no known significant drug interactions between proton pump inhibitors, like lansoprazole, and cyclizine, which is sometimes used for prevent ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There should be no problem with something like gas-x and bupropion.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Chronic PPI use: There are concerns that taking a proton pump inhibitor such as prevacid (lansoprazole) for very long periods of time may increase the risk of bone fra ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There should be no problem taking antacids or histamine blockers while on probiotic supplements.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: You might space them out a bit but both can be taken concurrently.
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Not a problem.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
yes...: ...If this is indicated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine DeGeorge
11 years experience Family Medicine
Safe!: Yes, Zantac (ranitidine) is safe during pregnancy. There is human data that showed no harms to fetuses.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Protonix (pantoprazole) is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding for the prevention of heartburn.
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