Wolud there be a drug interaction if you are taking Prilosec 40mg and Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg if you still felt the heartburn?

Fine... No major interactions exist, but i'm worried that your symptoms aren't being controlled well. You should definitely talk with your doctor to see if something else can be done.

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