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Is pepcid an antacid

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Dr. Ornela Ademovi MD

I am taking a zpac for cold and had indigestion this morning so I took a Pepcid ac. It is time to take the antibiotic and just noticed it said not to take with antacid. Is Pepcid considered an... View answer

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Dr. Nishad BN MD

I am on Prednisone (divided doses ) for the 5th day of a 12 day period and have been taking Pepcid 20 mg twice a day...wanting to change to Ranitidine. I took the PEPCID this morning ..is it okay ... View answer

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Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Cephalexin and famotidine(pepcid) can be taken together.Pepcid decreases the irritation of stomach from cephalexin also. Thanks

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

it is an antacid like omiprazole group.

Dr. Prasad MD

I am sorry for the delayed response. If his symptoms are persisting, then you can give the antacid. However more important is to make sure that he remains well hydrated.