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Ranitidine 40 mg

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
Antiacid stomach med: Zantac (ranitidine) is a histamine-2 (h2 blocker) which blocks acid secretion in the stomach. It can be used for esophageal reflux (gerd) or other ge... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Probably not: It is higher than the recommended maximum daily dose of 300 mg but it should not present any major issues.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
Gastroenterology 51 years experience
Yes, but: Depends on how long it has been expired. Effectiveness will diminish with time (years).
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Acid Reflux Med: Treats and prevents heartburn with acid indigestion. Also treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and conditions that cause you... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Zantac (ranitidine) and anxiety: Anxiety is extremely rare in zantac (ranitidine) use. But, it has been reported. The only way to know is to stop the zantac (ranitidine). If that is t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
The same: These simply are the same amount in total. No difference in effect either way.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 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
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Bernstein
Family Medicine 10 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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