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my husband had gerd several years ago with a dry cough that was diagnosis with prilosec success. he has this again but not working. prilosec + zantac (ranitidine)?dosage?

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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Increase dose: If in fact the cough is caused by acid reflux coming up into the laryngeal area it may take using the Prilosec twice a day. Of course, the problem may be caused by something else such post-nasal drip or even cough varient asthma. It may be time to see a cough specialist such as an allergist or pulmunologist.
Answered on Mar 31, 2016
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