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A 49-year-old male asked:

1 wk of ranatidine 300 night gerd stomach bubbling sharp slight pain when lying on right side should i lower dose or change to lansoprazole 15mg?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not sure: of the question. Did the symptoms get better or worse on treatment or didn't change ? in general the proton pump inhbitors like lansoprazole are somewhat stronger than the H2 blockers (ranitidine). Both are stronger when given Twice a day.

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