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Drug Guide

Ranitidine (By mouth)

Ranitidine Hydrochloride (ra-NI-ti-deen hye-droe-KLOR-ide)

Treats and prevents heartburn. Also treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and conditions that cause too much stomach acid.

Brand Name(s):

DermaSilkRx Anodynexa Pak, DermacinRx Inflammatral Pak, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Acid Control 150, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Acid Reducer, Good Sense Acid Reducer, Leader Acid Control, Leader raNITIdine HCl, Rite Aid Acid Reducer, Sunmark Acid Reducer, TopCare Heartburn Relief 150, TopCare Heartburn Relief 75, Zantac, Zantac 150, Zantac 300, Zantac 75

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to ranitidine.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Tablet, Liquid, Fizzy Tablet, Liquid Filled Capsule, Granule

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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