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Can You Take Prilosec And Pepcid Together
Can Prilosec and Pepcid be taken together? I just started a Prilosec regime, but it would be nice to take something for the acid right now.
PPI + H2 blocker: It is ok to take a 'proton-pump inhibitor' like prilosec, together with an 'h2 blocker' like Pepcid if you are having breakthrough symptoms. A more simple option would be to adjust the Prilosec dosage upwards, for better control of your symptoms. If you are requiring both medications, you should be followed by a gastroenterologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not a good idea: Prilosec should be taken about an hour before the first meal of the day, Pepcid nearly at any time. There is no added benefit for most people to take Prilosec and Pepcid together the first thing in the morning although some people may need to take Pepcid at bedtime to reduce the acid output. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Can I take Pepcid AC everyday for GERD? Instead of Prilosec. I heard Prilosec can cause negative side effect with long term use
Yes: It's OK to take either one of those medications every day for reflux disease. You should, however, when yourself after three months and see what happens with your symptoms. If your symptoms come back, see your primary care provider for more options. Hope this helps! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Is pepcid better to take than prilosec? Ive heard prilosec can cause magnesium deficiency and pepcid generally has no adverse side effects. True?
Gastritis moderate severe non-erosive in the antrum and body of the stomach how long does it take to heal? using Prilosec protonics and pepcid? had v&p in 1976 is the acid not shut down properly?
Approx. 8-12 weeks: Assume the diagnosis was made by EGD. Biopsy for H. Pylori must be taken. If it was negative then PPI and H2 blocker as you are taking is the right treatment for 12 weeks. And if symptoms continue , one can continue for longer period of time. Avoid Alcohol, NSAID/Aspirin/Cigarette/Spicy and fatty food. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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