A 54-year-old male asked:
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dexilant (dexlansoprazole) says take in morning. zantac says to take a night. i took the zantac this morning. is it any problem to take the dexilant (dexlansoprazole) at night?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Switch them.: It wouldn't be a problem technically, but proton pump inhibitors are more effective when taken in the morning before you eat to allow for timely and effective acid suppression.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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