A 33-year-old member asked:
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can you take pepcid (famotidine) ac and prilosec together?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Prilosec should be taken about an hour before eating anything, Pepcid (famotidine) can be taken almost any time. However it may be an overkill to take both at the same time since you would not likely get additional benefit from doing so.
Answered on May 8, 2020

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