Review: Pepcid Ac and Dexilant
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Pepcid Ac and Dexilant. It is created by eHealthMe based on 38 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Pepcid ac (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Dexilant (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 38 people who reported to have interactions when taking Pepcid Ac, Dexilant are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Pepcid Ac (famotidine)
- Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Pepcid Ac, Dexilant:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||12|
|Vitamin D Deficiency (softening of bones)||12|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||8|
|Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)||6|
|Calcium Deficiency (lack of calcium)||6|
|Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal)||6|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Pepcid Ac, Dexilant:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)||1|
|Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)||1|
|Red Blood Cell Count Decreased||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
- Prophylaxis against transplant rejection
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sodium chloride
- Diphenhydramine hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Terri1962: I have a peptic ulcer and my blood pressure goes up and down is this normal .i usually have prefect blood pressure. what is causing this to happen.
(for a 51 year old woman who has Peptic Ulcer, and takes Pepcid)
I have been on a bland diet for a peptic ulcer last night i tried to eat regular food and my blood pressure spiked up to 158/107 for just a few mins and came down but it has been going up and down. Is this normal?
(Number of patients like Terri1962: 467)
- By Sannystac07: What acid reducing meds increase blood levels of subutex?
(for a 31 year old woman who has Acid Reflux, and takes Pepcid)
I am aware that Tagament increases Subutex blood levels but what about other acid reducing meds? I take 12mg Subutex daily and I don't want to overdose because I took something to help acid reflux.
(Number of patients like Sannystac07: 2,591)
- By Robert Berger: Is pepcid ac a trigger for gout
(for a 61 year old man who has Gout, and takes Pepcid Ac)
Last week I started taking a pepcid ac on the fifth day I started to have gout symptoms. Now, a week later, after I stopped using the pepcid ac the gout symptoms are going away. I want to know is pepcid ac a know trigger for gout. I know aspirin is and I had the same sort of gout symptoms a few ...
(Number of patients like Robert Berger: 522)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Pepcid Ac (famotidine) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Pepcid ac is used in:
- Dexilant is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Pepcid ac alternatives:
- Dexilant alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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