Drug interactions between Pepcid AC and Prilosec
|Pepcid AC (famotidine)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Pepcid AC and Prilosec - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Pepcid AC is in the drug class H2 antagonists.
- Pepcid AC is used to treat the following conditions:
- Prilosec is a member of the drug class proton pump inhibitors.
- Prilosec is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Acid suppressant agents
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'acid suppressant agents' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'acid suppressant agents' category:
- Pepcid AC (famotidine)
- Prilosec (omeprazole)
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|