A 49-year-old male asked:
1 wk of ranatidine 300 night gerd
sharp slight pain when lying on right side
should i lower dose or change to lansoprazole 15mg?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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