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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

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Wait some time: Prilosec is a delayed-release proton pump inhibitor that needs an acid stimulus to activate it. A meal would do that. Taking Pepcid (famotidine) too c ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But if having to take both you need to see your doctor and probably get a scope (edg).
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No known interaction: You should be safe especially if you have had no problem with either individually and follow directions. If you are still a bit worried and have a doc ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes, okay together: There are no known interactions between fluoxetine (an antidepressant also known as Prozac) and Pepcid AC (famotidine - an acid reducer). Best regards ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, but only if...: Yes, you can take those medications together assuming that same physician prescribed all 3 for you and that you purchased at same pharmacy (so that ph ... Read More
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
A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
They can.: Although Prilosec and Pepcid can be taken at the same time, you may be better off using Tums or mylanta to get immediate relief of your acid while you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
It would help: the 2 work differently.mylanta neutralises acid after it is produced and pepcid (famotidine) prevents its release.

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