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A 34-year-old male asked:

Can i take pepcid (famotidine) for breakthrough relief of gerd, if i take prilosec 20mg twice a day? if so, what's the best time to take it?

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Dr. Stephen Gold
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes and no: I like Pepcid (famotidine) with your PPI for daily use but for occasional (as needed) use, I recommend Pepcid (famotidine) Complete. It works faster that Pepcid (famotidine) alone thanks to the rapid acting antacid that comes with the Pepcid (famotidine) tablet.
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