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Prilosec vs pepcid

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 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

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 43 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 member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be: Any of these medications can have headache as a side effect. If you are overweight, it would help to lose weight; i understand that it is easier said ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Heartburn meds : Both PPI's, such as Prilosec, and H2-blockers, such as Pepcid, (famotidine) are frequently used medications for Gerd. Both of these classes of medicin... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
Pediatric Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Possibly.: Pepcid (famotidine) is better for short term effect, quick relief. Prilosec is better at suppressing acid production if taken daily for a week or long... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Ranitidine: Russell, although Prilosec is a stronger acid blocker than Pepcid (famotidine), (famotidine) proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec should not be used l... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: I like Pepcid (famotidine) with your PPI for daily use but for occasional (as needed) use, I recommend Pepcid (famotidine) Complete. It works faster ... Read More
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