A 33-year-old member asked:
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what would happen if i took pepcid (famotidine) and antacid/mylanta together?

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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.
Answered on Aug 21, 2014

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes but ...: I would space them apart by at least 1 hour so take the Pepcid (famotidine) 1st and if necessary, take the liquid antacid one hour later.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is an acid blocker but not an antacid.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
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Pepcid (famotidine) use: Pepcid will tell the parietal cells in the lining of your stomach to not produce so much acid. It has nothing to do with diarrhea or gas production. Y ... Read More
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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Yes: Both medications are very safe if used for less than two weeks. No interactions. Discuss with your doc if you need it for more than two weeks. And co ... Read More

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