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

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: As long as you need both to control your symptoms. However you should consult your doctor if you do require both drugs regularly to control your symptoms just in case there is something more serious happening.
Answered on Nov 20, 2018
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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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 tak ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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 tak ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
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Yes: But if having to take both you need to see your doctor and probably get a scope (edg).

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