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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Can you take zantac and Gaviscorn on the same day?
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes they can be taken on same day and even together also.

Detailed Answer:
Hi ,
Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic for your query dear.
Have gone through your details and i appreciate your concerns.
As per your query answer is yes you can take both on the same day.
Gaviscorn is an antacid while Zantac is a H2 receptor antagonist(prevent secretion of acid from parietal cells of stomach).
They do the same thing but mechanism is different.
They are often used with each other in many patients.

Hope i was helpful.
Thanks.

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