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A 32-year-old male asked:

I'm taking zantac (ranitidine) 150 twice daily got stomach bloat buy from reading it appears as if the doc is treating me for stomach ulcer and that worries me?

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Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Not clear: Some doctors use high dose zantac (ranitidine) to treat acid reflux. If you are worried about peptic ulcer issues, just review this with your doctor. You won't really know what he/she is treating you for unless you ask. Remember you have to be your own patient advocate and being an informed patient is very important.

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Last updated Dec 16, 2014

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