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dosage for ranitidine

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Zantac (ranitidine): 1 mg per kilo per dose given twice daily. Assuming weight of five yrs old is 45lbs, ( roughly 20 kilos), dose of Zantac (ranitidine) is 20 mg by mouth ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Depends: You are right in thinking that since he has increased his weight, his medication should also be increased since pediatric medicines are dosed based on ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Not used: for allergy treatment on any routine basis.
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Dr. Anthony Rooklin
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Increase dose: If in fact the cough is caused by acid reflux coming up into the laryngeal area it may take using the Prilosec twice a day. Of course, the problem ma ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Som Kohanzadeh
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Different med: You chould not take Aspirin or any nsaid, like ibuprofen. The better alternative is tylenol or acetaminophen. This will not affect your ulcer and will ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Well tolerated. Watch out for allergic reaction.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: This is not dangerous if only done once. Please try to say with recommended doses.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe: Zantac is ranitidine which has been prescribed in doses as high as 300 mg 2 x per day. If you have exceeded more than 300 mg, you might want to hold t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Zantac (ranitidine) dose: One to two mg per kilo twice daily.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Fine: Should not be a problem. Trytobe on schedule in future.

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