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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Zantac (ranitidine): Yes, zantac (ranitidine) can cause insomnia. Notify your doctor so he can reevluate your condition

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Reflux: The meds usually don't have much of an effect on the quantity of spit up. They help with the irritability of the reflux to prevent acid from causing ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
See her doctor.: Depending on the company making the gripe water you use, it could have ingredients that aren't safe; gripe water is not regulated by the fda. If Zanta ... Read More
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, you can .You may try added rice cereals to help her sleep.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Maybe try other: maybe you need a more potent acid inhibitor! You may wish to get either omeprazole 20mg over the counter and take twice a day or else get your physici ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But it may not relieve you. Fluticasone nasal spray + afrin spray [not over a few days for afrin] will open up your sinuses to drain.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
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
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Rice dane
23 years experience Internal Medicine
That's a low dose: Typically it comes as a 50mg/2ml concentration in liquid form so 0.8ml is.
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
28 years experience Retinal Surgery
No, H2 blocker: A ppi refers to proton pump inhibitor class of medication. Ranitidine is an h2 blocker and acts via a different mechanism.

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