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Pepcid and famotidine together

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 31 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: But if having to take both you need to see your doctor and probably get a scope (edg).
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
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
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
32 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 44 years experience
It would help: the 2 work differently.mylanta neutralises acid after it is produced and pepcid (famotidine) prevents its release.