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Dr. Sanjay Talati
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Ranitidine (Definition)

Treats and prevents heartburn with acid indigestion. Also treats stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), and conditions that cause your stomach to make too much acid (such as zollinger-ellison syndrome). This medicine ...Read more


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Is it ok to take Zantac (ranitidine) after taking dica and also I am taking amiptrityline 50mg at night?

It is OK: It is safe and no interactions or warnings are found.
However, tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens to adjust your medicine regiment. ...Read more

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My friends on methadon an she's triing to take Zantac (ranitidine) to is that ok or is that bad an ishould tri taking it from her?

My friends on methadon an she's triing to take Zantac (ranitidine) to is that ok or is that bad an ishould tri taking it from her?

Probably not: Zantac (ranitidine) does not seem to affect the enzyme system responsible for Methadone metabolism so it appears safe to use both. Your friend should see a physician regarding long-term use of Zantac (ranitidine) anywqay., Methadone taken over prolonged periods can induce its own metabolism. ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac while taking dexilant (dexlansoprazole)?

Stomache and gas pai: Yes, preferrably not at the same time.
Both meds work on different mechanisms.
Dexilant is a stomach acid pump inhibitor, should be taking before meal.
Zantac works on the anti-histamine receptor in the stomach, also should take it before meal.
If you been advised to take both medicines for your stomach pain, take the ppi before the biggest meal of the day (or the most symptomatic time) first. ...Read more

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How long after taking a Zantac (ranitidine) can I take a probiotic?

How long after taking a Zantac (ranitidine) can I take a probiotic?

2 different issues: (1) Zantac (ranitidine) is an inhibitor of nerve impulses from brain to upper 2/3 stomach to secret hydrochloric acid; can ↓ secretions by about 100 fold, out of million fold range. (2) Probiotics are concentration of microorganisms/bacteria believed to be beneficial to healthier intestinal function as part of the human biome. Confusion between the two different issues? ...Read more

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Will taking Zantac effect my Lipitor (atorvastatin)? If so how far apart should I take these?

Will taking Zantac effect my Lipitor (atorvastatin)? If so how far apart should I take these?

Drug interaction: Zantac can increase the drug levels of lipitor (atorvastatin). Taking them apart will not help. It is better to ask your doctor what to take for heartburn while you are on the lipitor (atorvastatin). It is better to avoid zantac while on lipitor (atorvastatin) unless you are only taking it occasionally. ...Read more

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Just started taking Nexium (esomeprazole) tonight but I'm having pain, can I take Zantac 30 min. After taking Nexium (esomeprazole)?

Just started taking Nexium (esomeprazole) tonight but I'm having pain, can I take Zantac 30 min. After taking Nexium (esomeprazole)?

Nexium (esomeprazole) works fast: But the most rapid relief might be with antacids like Tums (calcium carbonate) or Rolaids. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you take doxycycline while taking zantac (ranitidine)?

Can you take doxycycline while taking zantac (ranitidine)?

Probably...: According to Drugs. Com there are no drug-drug interactions reported specific to the combination of doxycycline + ranitidine ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) for warts?

Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) for warts?

No: Tagamet (cimetidine) has been used with some positive benefits for difficult warts on the foot. I have not heard of using zantac (ranitidine) in this manner. ...Read more

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Should I take my zantac (ranitidine) or ativan first?

Should I take my zantac (ranitidine) or ativan first?

Zantac and Ativan: Thank you for informing about using Zantac, Lansoprazole and Omeprazole
Ativan is for Anxiety
Both Lansoprazole and Omeprazole have side effect of anxiety symptoms.
Take Zantac 30-60 minutes before taking food that can cause indigestion.
Take Ativan any time when you have Anxiety is 7 or more on a scale of 10.
Discuss with your Physician
•Diagnosis –
•Taking of Zantac, Lansoprazole, Omeprazole. ...Read more

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I took ativan an hour ago can I now take a zantac (ranitidine)?

Yes: Ativan and Zantac (ranitidine) do not interact, except that Zantac (ranitidine) can delay the absorption of Ativan. ...Read more

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Can you take alegra and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 at the same time?

Can you take alegra and Zantac (ranitidine) 150 at the same time?

Should be ok: These are diiferent classes of medication and should be safe to take together. As always, when taking multiple medications seek the advice of your physician to make sure there is no unique problem to you that you preclude the use of these medications. ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) if I was drinking the night before?

Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) if I was drinking the night before?

Dr./pharmacist: I would contact your Dr. Or pharmacist and ask the necessary questions. You can probably find the answers at the Zantac (ranitidine) website. ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) in the morning and tagament at night?

Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) in the morning and tagament at night?

Yes: These are helpful for stomach acidity and have essentially the same effects and side effects. I am not sure why you would do it this way but for simplicity, use up what you have and then pick one to take twice per day in the future. ...Read more

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Is it OK to take three Zantac 150’s per day? Over the course of the day

Yes but: If you need to take Zantac regularly to control your symptoms, it may be a good idea to check with your doctor and consider getting an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could take zegerid and Zantac (ranitidine) together?

Can you tell me if I could take zegerid and Zantac (ranitidine) together?

Interaction: There may be minor interaction (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1991-1283, 1751-11098) ...Read more

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I took a Zantac (ranitidine) 150 (generic) how long should I wait to take Maalox?

Immediately: Zantac (ranitidine) will decrease acid production and Maalox will help buffer the acid already in your stomach. For my patients having indigestion I usually recommend a drug like Zantac (ranitidine) taken as instructed on package insert along with an antacid like Maalox taken after each meal and at bedtime. ...Read more

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Do I take my zantac (ranitidine) or ativan first? How much time should lapse before I take the other?

It Matter Doesn't: As well, It Doesn't Matter! How's that for illustrative purposes. No time needs to elapse....Torpedo away.... More questions: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi

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What happens if I take an aerius 5 mg tabletdo I have to take a Zantac (ranitidine) 150 mg one (hours later)?

Can take together: Aerius (desloratidine), another brand name Clarinex, (desloratadine) anti-H1 receptor antihistamine, can be taken together with Zantac (ranitidine), an antiH2 receptor antihistamine. ...Read more

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My 8 year old takes 1-75mg of Zantac (ranitidine) everyday is it ok for her to take 2 each day of morning and of night if needed?

My 8 year old takes 1-75mg of Zantac (ranitidine) everyday is it ok for her to take 2 each day of morning and of night if needed?

CAN BE.....: Up to 75 mg 2 tab can be given usually depending on the diagnosis; e.g. For gastro esophageal reflux disease (gerd) and erosive esophagitis, dose is double of the usual. Anyways, better talk to her pediatrician or GI doc if you want to continue this dose longer. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Zantac (ranitidine) while on citalopram?

Is it ok to take Zantac (ranitidine) while on citalopram?

Yes: Using these two medicines together should be safe. But while taking them, limit or abstain from alcohol use. ...Read more

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Can you take Zantac if you're on Zoloft?

Can you take Zantac if you're on Zoloft?

Yes: Zantac is an H2-blocker that reduces stomach acid and has a medium anticholinergic side effect. Zoloft is an SSRI for anxiety/depression and has low anticholinergic activity. Combinations of medications with anticholinergic properties may cumulatively increase the risk for adverse peripheral anticholinergic effects such as constipation, urinary retention, dry mouth and dry eyes. ...Read more

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If someone is taking Zantac 300 daily, can they take a Pepcid complete for breakthrough evening reflux?

GERD: It is fine on occasional basis. Zantac is first generation and Pepcid is second generation. There is no drug interaction between two. Even third generation Omeprazole is ok to take of symptoms are severe. ...Read more

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Been taking Zantac (ranitidine) 150 for acid reflux once a day for the past 2-3 days. I feel like I'm coming down with a cold, can I take DayQuil tablets with it?

I wouldn't.: Over the counter cough and cold medicines have no proven benefit and many side effects. See http://tinyurl. Com/osmaxzo Also, if your cold symptoms started after taking the Zantac, (ranitidine) and you have never had it before, I would stop it for now, to be sure that did not play a role in your new symptoms. You can safely use liquid antacids or tablet antacids (like calcium carbonate) for stomach upset. ...Read more

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Take two Zantac (ranitidine) 75 or one 150?

The same: These simply are the same amount in total. No difference in effect either way. ...Read more

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Can I take 3 Zantac (ranitidine) at one time?

Not recommended: Risks outweigh benefits. Taking three 150 mg pills probably would not cause toxicity though it also would not likely provide more relief. Current recommended dosages for Zantac (or ranitidine) for most conditions is 150 mg twice daily or 300 mg once at bedtime. Patients with erosive esophagitis may benefit from 150 mg four times daily but dosages are about every 6 hours, not all at once. ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac (ranitidine) with omaprozle?

Omeprazole/Zantac: Although you can take it together, it is unlikely you will get much more relief than your prescribed omeprazole. If the omeprazole that has been prescribed by your doctor is not controlling your symptoms well (if you are still having symptoms more than three times per week), you should mention it to your doctor to alter your dosage or your medication. Anti-reflux measures can help also. Good luck. ...Read more

Zantac (Definition)

Zantac is a H2 receptor blocker which is a kind of ...Read more


Dristan (Definition)

Oxymetazoline is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents. ...Read more