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Can i take prolisec and Pepcid (famotidine) together?

Can i take prolisec and Pepcid (famotidine) together?

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 take both at the same time since you would not likely get additional benefit from doing so. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Famotidine (Definition)

This is a drug that belongs to the h2 blocker group. By blocking the h2 receptor in the stomach it leads to a reduction in the production of acid. This beneficial effect is what makes it useful in the treatment of gastritis, ulcers ...Read more


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Can you take Prilosec and Pepcid (famotidine) complete together?

Can you take Prilosec and Pepcid (famotidine) complete together?

Yes: But if having to take both you need to see your doctor and probably get a scope (edg). ...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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Is it safe to take tums and 20 mg of pepcid (famotidine) together?

Is it safe to take tums and 20 mg of pepcid (famotidine) together?

Yes: Both medications are very safe if used for less than two weeks. No interactions.

Discuss with your doc if you need it for more than two weeks. And consider to decrease stress by taking a vacation.

Good luck ...Read more

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Can you take bentyl, hyoscyamine and pepcid (famotidine) together?

Can you take bentyl, hyoscyamine and pepcid (famotidine) together?

Yes, but only if...: Yes, you can take those medications together assuming that same physician prescribed all 3 for you and that you purchased at same pharmacy (so that pharmacist can point out interactions). While there's not an absolute reason not to take together, there are some concerns for aggravating potential side effects by taking 1st & 2nd drugs together (http://goo.gl/jjvLRp). So do be careful! ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Pepcid (famotidine) and Prilosec together?

Wait some time: Prilosec is a delayed-release proton pump inhibitor that needs an acid stimulus to activate it. A meal would do that. Taking Pepcid (famotidine) too close to Prilosec may decrease the latter's effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can Prilosec and Pepcid (famotidine) be taken together? I just started a Prilosec regime, but it would be nice to take something for the acid right now.

They can.: Although Prilosec and Pepcid can be taken at the same time, you may be better off using Tums or mylanta to get immediate relief of your acid while you are waiting for the Prilosec regimen to kick in. Those antacids will work more quickly than Pepcid will. ...Read more

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Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and sudafed together?

Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and sudafed together?

Drugs.Com: drug interaction checker did not show any significant interactions between Pepcid (famotidine) &
Sudafed Congestion (pseudoephedrine). However, there are many different formulations of sudafed. So, if not using plain sudafed would check the formulation specifically. ...Read more

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Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and pepto bismol together?

Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and pepto bismol together?

Drug interaction: You certainly can. However, it is possible that, taken too closely, the absorption of Pepcid (famotidine) might be decreased. So, space the dosing interval. ...Read more

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Can you take Pepcid (famotidine) AC and Prilosec together?

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 take both at the same time since you would not likely get additional benefit from doing so. ...Read more

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Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and antacid liquid together?

Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) and antacid liquid together?

Yes but ...: I would space them apart by at least 1 hour so take the Pepcid (famotidine) 1st and if necessary, take the liquid antacid one hour later. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Ranitidine and famotidine together? And is it unsafe to take more than two tablets of the Pepcid Complete in a 24 hour time period?

Is it safe to take Ranitidine and famotidine together? And is it unsafe to take more than two tablets of the Pepcid Complete in a 24 hour time period?

No-discuss w ur doc: These two medicines are of the same class and should not be taken together. More is not necessarily better and increases risk of side effects. If breakthrough symptoms, should consider switch to different class such as proton pump inhibitors but be sure to discuss w your doctor to be sure underlying cause and potential complications have been sought. Happy to consult and review your case ...Read more

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What is pepcid (famotidine)?

What is pepcid (famotidine)?

Acid reducer: Histamine 2 receptor blocker, which decreases production of stomach acid. This allows for healing of inflammation in duodenum, as stomach, and esopha. Not as potent as ppi drugs like prilosec, which inhibit proton pumps in the stomach to further decrease production of acid. ...Read more

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Can Pepcid (famotidine) be crushed?

Depends: As long as the medication is not a slow release medication it can be crushed. ...Read more

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Is Pepcid (famotidine) habit-forming?

Is Pepcid (famotidine) habit-forming?

No: But there are antacids that you should wean off to prevent rebound GERD. ...Read more

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Does expired Pepcid (famotidine) AC work?

Pepcid (famotidine): Not advised to consume expired medications.

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Is it ok to take expired pepcid (famotidine)?

Probably but why?: With generic versions available, it is cheap enough to not to worry over the cost. I am unaware of expired Pepcid (famotidine) causing harms although it may be less effective. The us army had done some study on this issue and found that many but not all drugs could be used for , i believe, a few more years after the expiration date. ...Read more

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I have expired pepcid (famotidine)? Dangerous?

Not dangerous: But never wise to use expired medication. It may no longer be effective ; chemical composition can alter with time. ...Read more

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Can i take more than 2 pepcids (famotidine) a day?

Can i take more than 2 pepcids (famotidine) a day?

See your doctor: If you are taking 2 pecid tabs a day and are still having symptoms you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will expired Pepcid (famotidine) still be effective ?

Will expired Pepcid (famotidine) still be effective
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Yes: Most medicines may still work years after the expiration date, but the effect may be weak or unpredictable. There are few medications that never should be taken after the expiration date ( example : : tetracyclines. Avoid liquid antibiotics, insulin, & nitroglycerine).If the expiration date passed a few years ago and it's important that your drug is absolutely 100% effective get a new bottle. ...Read more

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Can i take Pepcid (famotidine) AC if it expired in 2010?

Probably: May not be as effective. Doubt it will do anything harmful. Why don't you just go buy some unexpired tablets? ...Read more

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Why shouldnt i take more than 2 Pepcid (famotidine) a day?

Why shouldnt i take more than 2 Pepcid (famotidine) a day?

No difference: Because it probably wouldn't make a difference, the maximum effect of Pepcid is achieved with 2 doses a day, if you need a more powerful acid reducer then you need to change Pepcid to something else like Nexium (esomeprazole) " medically we call them ppis or proton pump inhibitors". ...Read more

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What are the side affects of formantine for pepcid (famotidine)?

What are the side affects of formantine for pepcid (famotidine)?

Unknown: These rx work differently to the same goal-reduce acid in stomach.I think side effects would be small and similar.Pepcid (famotidine) is a bit stronger as a ppi vs h2 blocker. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pepcid (Definition)

Pepcid is a H2 receptor blocker which is a kind of ...Read more