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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Might want to...: ...consider resuming your acid blocker drug. Sure, you can get rebound acid production off PPI's, but maybe you weren't "misdiagnosed" afterall regard ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Some of them, yes: If the medicines were helping sinus disease, then certainly stopping them might cause the symptoms to come back. I am not aware of an association with ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Yes, but....: you should probably not be on EITHER long term. Is your doctor supervising your use?
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No, but…: Two weeks of Zantac (ranitidine) will not trigger any sort of rebound effect. However, some people report that they notice heartburn more after they h ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly steroids: effects, you might to continue ranitidine (zantac) for some more time, please contact your doctor and tell him/her your symptoms, good luck
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: You can take ranitidine 150mg every 12 hours. I assume you are taking it to help with heartburn? Vomiting can be a side effect, and if you are havin ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Christopher
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Very rare: This would be a very rare reaction from the medication Zantac (ranitidine). The side effect would stop when the medication is discontinued.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Hyperacidity: Ranitidine is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines and for GERD Pantoprazole decreases the amount of acid produced in the st ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes it can: As with most things in life, on the one hand but then on the other hand. The purpose in giving Zantac (ranitidine) is to reduce the amount of acid in ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
46 years experience Dermatology
Ask your doctor: Typically antihistamines including h2 anti- histamines such as ranitidine are gradually tapered off after roughly a week of being hive free. It is be ... Read More

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