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Prilosec vs pepcid

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
The answer...: ....To what will help with a distended abdomen depends entirely on the cause of the distention. Probiotics are helpful with a lot of digestive issues... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes: As long as you need both to control your symptoms. However you should consult your doctor if you do require both drugs regularly to control your sympt... Read More
A 34-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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
They do different : Things. Both can be effective. Both have side effects. Consult your doc.
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 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not a good idea: Prilosec should be taken about an hour before the first meal of the day, Pepcid (famotidine) nearly at any time. There is no added benefit for most pe... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Reflux : Some patients do take the medication Pepcid along with a different family of medicines like Prilosec. This is usually done with particularly difficult... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Pepcid (famotidine) long term: short answer - yes but my concern is given you age - why are you requiring either a proton pump inhibitor (prilosec) or an H2 blocker (pepcid) on a ... Read More
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