A 38-year-old female asked:
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hi. can zantac (ranitidine) cause increased gas? can suppressing acid make it harder to digest foods which causes gas, bloating, and constipation?

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Dr. Nisha Chellam
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Low acid: Both low acid and high acid cause similar symptoms. Try apple cider vinegar or sauerkraut with each meal . Change diet to only foods from a plant and not made in a plant(no processed foods). Each green leafy and squashy vegetables. Avoid gluten protein containing foods like wheat, rye and barley based. Drink water with a squeeze of lemon. If you need Zantac (ranitidine) the food was not right for you.
Answered on Jan 7, 2018
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