Zantac is in a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Zantac (Ranitidine) is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines, as well as treating conditions like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and others where acid backs up from the stomach into the esophagus. It works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach produces. The usual recommended start dose is the 75 mg tablet.
The brand Zantac is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim and the generic equivalent Ranitidine is available from Canada and the United Kingdom by different manufacturers. Zantac is available in a 75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg tablet; a 15 mg/ml/300ml oral solution; or a 25mg/ml 10x2ml injection.
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Get medical help immediately if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking Ranitidine.
• Difficulty breathing;
• Swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat
Stop taking Zantac and call your doctor at once if you have one of these serious side effects:
• Severe stomach pain or loss of appetite;
• Dark urine;
• Flu-like symptoms;
o Fever, chills, cough with mucus, chest pain, shortness of breath
• Slow or fast heartbeat;
• Easy bruising or bleeding;
• Problems with your skin or hair
Less serious side effects of Ranitidine may include headache, drowsiness, dizziness, sleep problems, decreased sex drive or impotence in men, swollen or tender breasts, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, or constipation.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Zantac should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Talk to your doctor about your medical history to be sure you can safely take Zantac. Particularly if you have a history of kidney disease, liver disease, or porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder). Zantac is not expected to be harmful during pregnancy, however it can pass into breastmilk. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking this medication while you are pregnant or nursing. Avoid drinking alcohol with this medication, as it can increase your risk of damage to your stomach. Using Zantac my increase your risk of developing pneumonia. There may be an interaction between Zantac and other medications such as triazolam, and more. If you are taking any of these medications, speak to your doctor.