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    Can omeprazole and ranitidine be given together ?

My mother is type 2 diabetic patient suffering from helico pyloric infection . she has took medicine NEXUM 40 mg bd ,azothromycin 500 mg bd . ulsanic for 6 weeks. As she stoped medication she started heart burn , loss of appitide , heaviness in stomch , black stool , weakness . Doctor suggested Zantac 150mg bd , Risek 40 mg od , Motilium tid . gaviscon syrup but there is no improvement . Please guide me what to do now
Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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in my opinion your mom can take these medicines.omeperazole and ranitidine are given together most commonly inGERD(GASTRO OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE)especialy in primary health care set up
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