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ranitidine allergic reaction

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Good question: Hives (or urticaria) represent a sensitivity to something dilating the small vessels under the skin, causing a raised pink lesion; if u press on it, i ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine: Hives are typically, we think, a histamine driven reaction. There are several different type of histamine receptor. Zantac (ranitidine) is a medicine ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihistamine also: Zantac is an antihistamine primarily effective for the histamine receptors in your stomach. They're called h-2 receptors. The histamine receptors in y ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Zantac (ranitidine) (a H2 reverse agonist) does nothing by itself to control allergic reactions although it may at times be helpful when used together ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, try Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is now OTC in 25 mg tablets. You can try one every 6-8 hrs, for general allergic symptoms. The main limiting feature if thi ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Wright
29 years experience Phlebology
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Diphenhydramine or benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good alternative to vistaril.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not exactly: Zantac (ranitidine) is an h2 (histamine) blocker that is typically used for ge (acid) reflux. However, it is commonly used to treat chronic hives in ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Not used: for allergy treatment on any routine basis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Zantac (ranitidine) is not effective for prevention of allergy symptoms. It blocks the h2 histamine receptor instead of the h1. I have seen use of bot ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: Pepto has salycilates which we don't give tom kids under 16 because of an association with liver failure/death (Reye syndrome).Wet burps that do not r ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not unusual: When urticaria and angioedema are continuous for more than 6 weeks there is often no obvious cause. It is considered "idiopathic". The main object is ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Zantac (ranitidine) is a histamine 2 receptor reverse agonist and would not significantly affect histamine production.when withdrawn. There is a theo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Zantac not issue: There are e basic tests of food allergy/intolerance. A blood test that looks at antibodies to foods (helps identify dangerous items). The pin prick th ... Read More
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