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Ranitidine 40 mg

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Your question...?: Your drug regimen is quite unorthodox--there is no apparent reason to combine two h2 blockers (zantac (ranitidine) and famotidine), nor is it clear wh... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It is available over the counter in the US and on eBay.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Decrease acid prod.: Histamine receptor blocker (h2 blocker) which cuts down on a id production. This allows healing of stomach and esophagus inflammation, ulcers. Strong... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Probably not: It is higher than the recommended maximum daily dose of 300 mg but it should not present any major issues.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
52 years experience
Yes, but: Depends on how long it has been expired. Effectiveness will diminish with time (years).
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
No: Zantac is a histamine-type 2 blocker that helps to reduce stomach acid production in the stomach. It's generic name is ranitidine and does not contain... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Bernstein
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Not recommended: Risks outweigh benefits. Taking three 150 mg pills probably would not cause toxicity though it also would not likely provide more relief. Current reco... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Omeprazole/Zantac: Although you can take it together, it is unlikely you will get much more relief than your prescribed omeprazole. If the omeprazole that has been presc... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Of course by why?: Zantac (ranitidine) when therapeutically dosed is 150-300mg twice daily. Over time, patients may develop tolerance to the drug but further dosing is u... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Sometimes it is: Ranitidine is an h2 type of antihistamine. Most h2 receptors are in the stomach and therefore ranitidine is effective in acid suppression for stomach... Read More
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