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What do we know about ranitidine?
Ranitidine is in a class of drugs called histamine receptor antagonists. Ranitidine works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces. Ranitidine is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. Ranitidine is also used to treat conditions in which the stomach produces too much acid and conditions in which acid comes up into the esophagus and causes heartburn, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Ranitidine may also be used for conditions other than those listed in this medication guide.
Who should not take ranitidine?
Before taking this medication or buy this medicine online, tell your doctor or healthcare professional if you have kidney disease; liver disease; or porphyria. You may not be able to take ranitidine, or you may require a dosage adjustmentor special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above. The Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose Tablets and Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose Granules contain 16.84 mg of phenylalanine per 150 mg of ranitidine. Individuals with phenylketonuria may need to monitor their intake of this additive. Ranitidine is in the FDA pregnancy category B. This means that it is unlikely to harm an unborn baby. Do not take ranitidine without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. Ranitidine passes into breast milk. Do not take ranitidine without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
(Know Before you Buy Online) What is the recommended way to take ranitidine?
Take ranitidine exactly as it has been prescribed by your physician or health care provider. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you. Be sure to take each dose of this medication with a full glass of water. To ensure that you get the correct dose, measure the liquid form of ranitidine with a dose-measuring spoon or cup, not with a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist where you can get one. Zantac syrup may be administered by medicine dropper or oral syringe for infants. Dissolve the Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose Tablets and Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose Granules in approximately 6 to 8 ounces of water before drinking. EFFERdose Tablets should not be chewed, swallowed whole, or dissolved on the tongue. Do not stop taking ranitidine without first talking to your doctor. It may take up to 8 weeks for an ulcer to heal. Store ranitidine at or around room temperature and keep away from moisture and heat.
(Know Before you Buy Online) What you should know about the procedures for a missed dose?
Try to take your missed dose just as soon as you can remember to. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. It is important that you do not take a double dose of this medicine unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What you should know about the procedures for overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention. Symptoms of a ranitidine overdose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, increased saliva production, difficulty breathing, and a fast heartbeat.
What substances should be avoided when you take ranitidine?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while taking ranitidine, unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What side effects should you know about before you buy or take ranitidine?
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking ranitidine and call your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical treatment: an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); easy or unusual bruising or bleeding; bleeding gums; irregular heartbeat; or yellowing of the skin or eyes. Other, less serious but notable side effects may also occur when using this medication. Continue to take ranitidine and talk to your doctor if you experience dizziness; headache; or diarrhea, nausea, or constipation. Side effects other than the ones that have been listed on this page may also occur for some people. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
What should I know about drug interactions before I buy or take ranitidine?
Do not take antacids within 1 hour of taking ranitidine. Antacids may decrease the effectiveness of ranitidine. Before taking this medication or buy this medicine online, tell your doctor or healthcare professional if you are taking any of the following medicines: triazolam (Halcion); or the anticoagulant (blood thinner) such as warfarin (Coumadin). You may not be able to take ranitidine, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking either of the medicines listed above. Ranitidine may affect the actions of other medications by changing the acidity of the stomach. Speak with your doctor or health care professional and pharmacist before you buy or take any prescription medications or over-the-counter medicines during treatment with ranitidine.
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