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Taking Zantac and Nexium (esomeprazole) together safe?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Safe but why?: Nexium (esomeprazole) should be taken 30-60 mins before the first meal and zantac nearly at any time. There is no major advantage in taking them both at the same time.
Answered on Jan 18, 2019
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