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Laurel, MS
A 36-year-old female asked:

Can zantac (ranitidine) cause shortness of breath when used for longer than 14 days?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Not likely: Shortness of breath is not a common side effect of Zantac (ranitidine). If you are experiencing shortness of breath, you should contact your doctor right away, or be seen in an Urgent Care or ER.

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