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I take lansoprazole morning and ranitidine at night for acid reflux; ok to be on both?

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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes

Ppis are good at suppressing meal-stimulated acid secretion.
H2-blockers are good at decreasing basal (background) acid secretion. Thus morning ppi and night time h2-blocker can be a good strategy. But long term acid suppression not healthy...

In brief: Yes

Ppis are good at suppressing meal-stimulated acid secretion.
H2-blockers are good at decreasing basal (background) acid secretion. Thus morning ppi and night time h2-blocker can be a good strategy. But long term acid suppression not healthy...
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Therapy for Reflux

Sometimes, is necesary to use two drugs for the management of reflux.
It is safe.

In brief: Therapy for Reflux

Sometimes, is necesary to use two drugs for the management of reflux.
It is safe.
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
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