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tagamet for hives

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
H2 blockade: Some believe that tagamet, (cimetidine) a "blocker" of another histamine receptor (histamine 2) may enhance the effect of histamine 1 "blocker" but th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can take the benadryl (diphenhydramine). Do not take any more Tagamet as future reactions could be even worse.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Should be okay: I think that the combination of citalopram 10 mg with tagamet (cimetidine) should be okay. Stay safe!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Pepcid (famotidine) & Tagamet: These drugs work exactly the same way. There would be no reason why Pepcid (famotidine) and tagamet should be taken together. Famotidine (pepcid) is ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
No: No.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Tagamet (cimetidine): I have not heard of any good clinical evidence that tagament has been indicated for the treatment of shingles.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Very little: Tagamet (cimetidine), Zantac (ranitidine), Pepcid (famotidine) are h2-receptor blockers, introduced by prescription in late 70's/early 80's. All reduc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It is OK to split a Tagamet asplit a Tagamet tablet.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes : They can be taken together. Atarax (hydroxyzine) by itself can cause drowsiness so you should take it with caution.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: However, tagamet (cimetidine) is an unusual medication these days; other acid reducers work longer in smaller doses.
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