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Does ranitidine help with gas

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashmee Patil
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Ranitidine: Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers; gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartbu... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
Pediatric Cardiology 21 years experience
Not directly: Ranitidine lowers stomach acid product by selectively blocking the histamine H2 receptor and can be effective treating stomach upset. It does not affe... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Ranitidine: Yes you can take ranitidine while on accutane.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: If you need to, but usually one or the other is all you need. If it is not working, make appointment with a gastroenterologist.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No: these medications will not relieve gas per se, but will help relieve stomach acid which can help protect the stomach as dicloenac can be bothersome to... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 19 years experience
Omeprazole: I would try a two week course of omeprazole. If still have trouble test for hpylori in the stomach.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonid Basovich
Family Medicine 19 years experience
You better don't: Any medication has so named shelf life. That mean that medication still answer to its chemical specification and expected pharmacological effect. Beyo... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
What is the question: He may have gastritis, but if the pain keeps recurring, he should consult his doctor or gastroenterologist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
I'm not sure: of your question...you might help that constipation by increasing your fluid intake! Plain water is ok but if you like juice Apricot and Pear juice ar... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Side effect: Zantac (ranitidine) probably not causing the gas, tums or gas meds can be taken with zantac (ranitidine). Excessive gas may be from malabsorption of t... Read More
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