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Review: Pepcid Ac and Dexilant

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pepcid Ac and Dexilant. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Pepcid ac (what 3,312 Pepcid Ac users reported?) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Dexilant (what 1,524 Dexilant users reported?) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 44 people who take Pepcid Ac, Dexilant are studied

Pepcid Ac, Dexilant outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Pepcid Ac (famotidine)
- Dexilant (dexlansoprazole)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pepcid Ac is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Dexilant is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseArterial Occlusive DiseaseProcedural PainProcedural Painn/an/aNausea
Cholecystitis ChronicOropharyngeal PainOropharyngeal PainHaemoglobin DecreasedHaemoglobin DecreasedGallbladder Disorder
Biliary DyskinesiaAbdominal Pain UpperDyspnoeaHaematomaHaematomaPain
DiarrhoeaAbdominal DistensionThrombocytopeniaAtrial FibrillationAtrial FibrillationSkin Cancer
Abdominal Pain UpperSinus CongestionAstheniaRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedRed Blood Cell Count DecreasedVitamin D Deficiency
Hyperosmolar StateConstipationGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseSubmandibular MassSubmandibular MassAbdominal Pain Upper
HyperkalaemiaAbdominal PainConstipationHaematocrit DecreasedHaematocrit DecreasedBiliary Dyskinesia
HeadacheNauseaAbdominal PainEmotional Distress
DehydrationAbdominal DistensionCalcium Deficiency
HyperglycaemiaAbdominal Pain UpperDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Pepcid Ac is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
Dexilant is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

NauseaArterial Occlusive Disease
Gallbladder DisorderEye Haemorrhage
Abdominal Pain UpperNausea
Vitamin D DeficiencyAsthenia
Emotional DistressVision Blurred
DepressionVitreous Floaters
OsteoporosisFeeling Abnormal
OsteopeniaHaemorrhoidal Haemorrhage
Skin CancerSpinal Osteoarthritis

Drug effectiveness by age :

Pepcid Ac is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Dexilant is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/aDiarrhoean/aInjuryVitamin D DeficiencyNausea
Abdominal Pain UpperGallbladder DisorderPainAbdominal Pain
Biliary DyskinesiaBiliary DyskinesiaOsteopeniaAbdominal Pain Upper
Cholecystitis ChronicSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionBasal Cell CarcinomaConstipation
NauseaPainEmotional DistressAsthenia
DepressionGallbladder DisorderVitreous Floaters
OsteopeniaArthralgiaEye Haemorrhage
Gallbladder InjuryDepressionGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
OsteoporosisOsteoporosisVision Blurred
Emotional DistressSkin CancerArterial Occlusive Disease

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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