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Is it safe to switch from one h2-blocker to another?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Yes

H2 blockers are a class of generally safe medications used to treat acid reflux/heartburn.
The mechanism of how they work is the same, there are some differences in side effects between different products.

In brief: Yes

H2 blockers are a class of generally safe medications used to treat acid reflux/heartburn.
The mechanism of how they work is the same, there are some differences in side effects between different products.
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

They are generally equally effective at bioequivalent doses.
Cimetidine (tagamet) has a lot of drug interactions and should be avoided if you take other medications.

In brief: Yes

They are generally equally effective at bioequivalent doses.
Cimetidine (tagamet) has a lot of drug interactions and should be avoided if you take other medications.
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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