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Ranitidine (Zantac)

Generic Name: Ranitidine (ra NI ti deen)

Brand Names: Taladine, Zantac

 

 

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Product Description

The main component of Ranitidine is ranitidine hydrochloride. It is known as a histamine H2 receptor antagonist.

 

This medication reduces the amount of acid that the stomach produces.

 

Uses

 

Ranitidine is used to heal the ulcers that form in the stomach and other areas of the digestive system. It also prevents the re-occurrence of the ulcers.

 

This medication is also helpful with other digestive problems that are caused due to an excess of acid. These ailments include acid reflux, heartburn, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

 

It is also used to relieve discomfort in the stomach as well as difficulty with swallowing.

 

Contact your physician for a full list of benefits you can get from this medication.

 

Dosage

 

Always follow the prescription that the doctor has provided. Do not take Ranitidine in larger or smaller doses than you have been instructed.

 

This medication should be taken orally.

 

The total recommended dose for an adult is between 150 mg and 300 mg a day. If you are prescribed 150 mg of

 

Ranitidine a day, take it once at bedtime. If you have been prescribed 300 mg of Ranitidine a day, take 150 mg twice a day.

 

If you forgot a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If your next scheduled dose is due soon, skip your missed dose.

 

Do not take two doses together.

 

In case of overdose, contact your local emergency medical services.

 

Side Effects

 

The most common side effects experienced with Ranitidine are:

 

four_dot_bullet_red Changes in bowel movements
four_dot_bullet_red Nausea
four_dot_bullet_red Discomfort in the stomach
four_dot_bullet_red Irritation of the skin
four_dot_bullet_red Sensitivity of the breasts
four_dot_bullet_red Lethargy
four_dot_bullet_red Changes in sleep patterns
four_dot_bullet_red Changes in sex drive or libido

 

Less common side effects experienced with this medication are:

 

four_dot_bullet_red Discomfort in the chest
four_dot_bullet_red Difficulty in breathing
four_dot_bullet_red Fatigue
four_dot_bullet_red Unusual bruising
four_dot_bullet_red Unexpected bleeding
four_dot_bullet_red Erratic heartbeat
four_dot_bullet_red Difficulties with vision
four_dot_bullet_red Jaundice
four_dot_bullet_red Changes in bowel movements
four_dot_bullet_red Changes in appetite

 

If you experience any side effects while taking this medication inform your physician immediately.

 

Contraindications

 

four_dot_bullet_red Inform your physician if you are pregnant and have been prescribed with Ranitidine. Tell your doctor before you begin breastfeeding your baby.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Do not take this medication if you have an allergy to ranitidine.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver problems.

 

four_dot_bullet_red This medication may increase the risk of patients developing pneumonia.

 

four_dot_bullet_red This medication may contain phenylalanine. Inform your doctor if you have been diagnosed with phenylketonuria.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Ranitidine may affect the way certain medications such as procainamide are removed from the body. This may have an effect on how the drug works.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Inform your physician if you have been prescribed blood thinners, atazanavir, or delavirdine. These medications may have a negative impact when combined with Ranitidine.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Do not use this medication with other drugs that contain ranitidine or H-2 antagonists.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Do not consume alcohol while taking this medication, it may reduce the effectiveness of Ranitidine.

 

four_dot_bullet_red This medication may disrupt the results of certain laboratory tests. Inform your physician and lab techs if you have been prescribed Ranitidine.

 

four_dot_bullet_red Inform your physician of any other medications or herbal supplements that you may have been prescribed.

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