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Famotidin 40 Mg
Pt driven: There is no definitive answer here. The answer is patient driven. Both these meds are in the same class of PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitors) and are oth at 40mg. Some pateints may feel the nexium (esomeprazole) works better, whereas others feel the protonix does. Depending on what your insurance covers and which one makes you fee better is the one for you. Diet with avoidance of triggers is most important. ...Read more
Yes, you can take: them without serious interaction if taken as directed. ...Read more
Yes, indeedy: There are no reported interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
i am taking nexum 40 mg +metronidazole 400 mg in morning and 300 mg Zantac (ranitidine) evening time and 40 mg famotidine at night +metronidazole 400 mg ?
Your question...?: Your drug regimen is quite unorthodox--there is no apparent reason to combine two h2 blockers (zantac (ranitidine) and famotidine), nor is it clear what Metronidazole is treating here. Happy to assist, if we know what you're asking & you can provide a little more information please. ...Read more
If prescribed by...: ... A doctor, this is an appropriate combination. ...Read more
Combination therapy: There is no adverse effect taking Tecta (T) with calcium carbonate (C). T eliminates the stomach's ability to secrete acid and its use should eliminate most pain from either GERD, gastritis or peptic ulcer disease. If you are taking C for heart burn relief, say a gastroenterologist to make sure you have nothing else wrong with your upper GI tract. Good luck. ...Read more
Is taking 2 nexium (esomeprazole) 22.3 mg over the counter same as prescription brand name nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg ? My doctor said it ok bec my insurance won't cover nexium (esomeprazole) 40
YES: as usual OTC doses are about one halp Prescription dosage! It's the same medication ...no problem! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Ppi dosing: The maximum doses of each ppi are equipotent in reducing acid. Going higher than these doses impart no greater benefit and should not be exceeded. Prilosec/omeprazole: 20 BID. Prevacid/lansoprazole:30 BID. Nexium/esomeprazole:40 bid. Protonix/pantoprazole: 40 bid.Aciphex/rabeprazole:20 bid.Zegerid 40 daily. and Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) 60 daily. So to answer Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)60=omeprazole40, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30 days on 40 mg pantoprazole, still mild heartburn, endoscopy diagnosed 3 'mild' stomach ulcers. Doc said try 40 mg panta a.M. 150mg ranitidine ?
May need more: Infrequently, standard treatment is inadequate. I would first avoid all alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeinated beverages, and tomato sauces, as well as spicy foods. After doing that, if the heartburn is still felt, you could try the pantaprazole twice a day for at least 30 days. ...Read more
30 days on 40 mg pantaprazole, still mild heartburn from diagnosed 3 'mild' stomach ulcers. Decided w/doc to try 40 mg panta a.M. 150mg ranitidine p.M?
??: could you repeat the question? The medication you were asking about is not in the question. We'll be happy to try to answer it once you repeat it. ...Read more
Is it ok to take lexapro 20mg, Xanax (alprazolam) .5 mg twice daily, 15 mg remron, and 300 mg lithium?
Yes: Shouldn't cause any problems & hopefully it will help ...Read more
Combination of meds: Yes, they can. However, it's best to reduce the dose of citalopram to 20mg. citalopram and wellbutrin (bupropion) are in different classes thus they have different mechanisms of action. You can liken it to cream AND sugar in your coffee. ok with one or the other but maybe better with both. I do not recommend taking Phentermine under any circumstances. pls make sure to discuss all of this with your provider. ...Read more