A 48-year-old member asked:
Is Zantac (ranitidine) (histamine blocker) used for children for allergies.?
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera answered
27 years experience in 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 both an h! and an h2 blocker for the treatment of chronic hives.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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