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What is the difference between tagament and protonix (pantoprazole)?

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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Different type meds: Tagamet (cimetidine) is an h2-blocker. It has been around since the mid 1980s. It suppresses gastric acid via one pathway. Protonix is a ppi and blocks acid production via a different mechanism of action.

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