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what is zantac prescribed for

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Large safety margin : I would not worry about it too much, but i would need to know the exact dose and the infants weight to be sure.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Fine: Should not be a problem. Trytobe on schedule in future.
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
What's your concern?: Are you concerned about the dosing, the duration of use, the drug's safety and side effects, appropriateness for an infant, the indication of use (e.G ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Zantac (ranitidine) for babies: Usually at this age it is for reflux, under the supervision of a pediatrician/neonatologist, .5 ml of 15mg/ml twice a day given by mouth would be the ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Apelbaum
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet and avoid stres: Bentyl (dicyclomine) may help the pain, but avoiding dairy and stress will help prevent attacks. EAt a diet high in fiber.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zantac (ranitidine) OD: Zantac (ranitidine) overdose is treated by pumping the stomach if overdose just occurred. Intravenous fluids and dialysis may be necessary.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
None: But take medications only as instructed.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
None: Nothing to worry about, however theoretically it may change the metabolism of other medications.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jyoti Ramakrishna
35 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Time.: Prilosec does not have life-threatening effects of 'over-dose'. Over time it will be washed out of your body. Check with your doctor for specific guid ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Nothing: No need to worry, but make sure to only take medications as prescribed.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not for eosinophilia: rather for the parasites causing eosinophilia,
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
OD TX: An acute Famotidine overdose may be treated by pumping the stomach & providing supportive measures.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
PPI's: Both inhibit acid production and are used in thr treatment of GERD and stomch ulcer disease: they are the same class of drugs: proton pump inhibitors.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Reflux treatment : Means you like have acid reflux and your doctor wants you to take antacids twice daily for one month to see if this helps. This usually refers to prot ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Of course: Anaprox (naproxen) is an NSAID used to treat pain, swelling, and inflammation. Always consult your doctor before taking any medication.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
No one med: By far the stimulant class of medications have proved safe and effective. Today we have lots of choices in stimulants, some tend to have different si ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends on dose: Vicodin and generics come in 5 mg/325mg (tylenol (acetaminophen)) doses, in which case the recommended dose is usually 1-2 every 4 hours as needed. T ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NOT FOR BILE: It is for acid reflux and ulcers in the stomach. Bile reflux is better treated with a medication called reglan (metoclopramide).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Promethazine: 25mg every 6 hours would be my maximum dosage. This may make you drowsy however. Be careful taking other medications at the same time.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
No!: Clarithromycin is more effective in treating respiratory tract infections. Azithromycin (1000mg one dose per mouth) and Erythromycin (500mg every 6 ho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Infection: Typical might be bronchitis, pneumonia, sinus, skin, urine.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Cla ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Many uses: It is a type of benzodiazapene. Can be for anxiety, sleep and many others.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balinder Chahal
44 years experience Psychiatry
Ritalin (methylphenidate) adderall etc: Stimulantsand nonstimulants are used ritalin short and long acting forms, dexedrine and adderrall etc , Intuniv , Clonidine etc.
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