A 30-year-old female asked:
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can you take tums (calcium carbonate) and famotidine together. i'm trying to ween myself off of prilosec. any info would be helpful. thanks!!

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Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
Sure: Yes u may. But why would do it and wean off one drug, to take two for the same effect?
Answered on Dec 27, 2015
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