A 56-year-old female asked:
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hi, is it ok to take gaviscon while i'm taking ranitidine.?

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Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Probably not: It is common to use a drug like ranitidine with an antacid like gaviscon. As with most drugs, antacids - especially those with aluminum- can bind certain other drug sand reduce absorption don;t know if you're taking any other meds so i would separate the Gaviscon and other meds by at least 1-2 hours.
Answered on Oct 19, 2016
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