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Is nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg stronger then protonix40 mg?

Is nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg stronger then protonix40 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

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Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Is 80 mg omeprazole equivalent to 60 mg dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

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 more

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Dear sir 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 ?

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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

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Is it okay to take calcium carbonate with my tecta 40 mg (pantaprozole magnesium)?

Is it okay to take calcium carbonate with my tecta 40 mg (pantaprozole magnesium)?

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

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Which is better for gastritis; 150 mg of Zantac or Nexium (esomeprazole) of 40 mg?

Which is better for gastritis; 150 mg of Zantac or Nexium (esomeprazole) of 40 mg?

Nexium (esomeprazole): Proton pump inhibitors (ie Nexium (esomeprazole) among others) are potent medications that nicely reduce stomach acid. H2 blocker (ie zantac) are also acid reducers but much less effective. Most patients find better relief with Nexium (esomeprazole) compared to zantac. ...Read more

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Can I take Fluoxetine (20 mg) and Pepcid (famotidine) AC together?

Can I take Fluoxetine (20 mg) and Pepcid (famotidine) AC together?

Yes, okay together: There are no known interactions between fluoxetine (an antidepressant also known as Prozac) and Pepcid AC (famotidine - an acid reducer). Best regards. ...Read more

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Im taking 1 omeprazole 40 mg 1x day, 1 famotidine 20 mg every 8 hours and 1 sucralfate 1gm 3 x day. Can that cause kidney pain?

Im taking 1 omeprazole 40 mg 1x day, 1 famotidine 20 mg every 8 hours and 1 sucralfate 1gm 3 x day. Can that cause kidney pain?

Unlikely: Sounds like you taking medications that target you stomach - they should not cause any damage to kidneys. Having said that, the visceral (from internal organs) pain and discomfort is often hard to localize due to referred sensation and the way our nervous system works. The best would be to get in touch with your doctor so you it can be examined and discussed in details. ...Read more

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