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21 w/ weekly recurring bouts of nausea and diarrhea + bloated + gas. Take Pepcid (famotidine) every day. Thinking excessive use of antacid? Clean endoscopy

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

In brief: Pepcid (famotidine) use

Pepcid will tell the parietal cells in the lining of your stomach to not produce so much acid.
It has nothing to do with diarrhea or gas production. You can take imodium (loperamide) (OTC) to reduce the diarrhea and you probably have sloffed off the inner lining of your gut bec of the chronic diarrhea so you lost the enzyme (Lactase) which breaks down lactose. E. coli in your gut probably causing the gas (CO2)

In brief: Pepcid (famotidine) use

Pepcid will tell the parietal cells in the lining of your stomach to not produce so much acid.
It has nothing to do with diarrhea or gas production. You can take imodium (loperamide) (OTC) to reduce the diarrhea and you probably have sloffed off the inner lining of your gut bec of the chronic diarrhea so you lost the enzyme (Lactase) which breaks down lactose. E. coli in your gut probably causing the gas (CO2)
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