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Long Term Effects Of Zantac
I have been on motrin 800 and metaxalone 800 3x a day since feb. Also on Zantac (ranitidine) for stomach upset from m. Are there any long term effects? Ie: kidneys
Both are safe: Anti-reflux measures such as raising the head of the bed, avoiding tight clothing or belts, avoiding eating late at night and not lying down shortly after mealtime and achieving weight loss are great treatments. Avoid aspirin, anti-inflammatories, caffeine, peppermints, alcohol and tobacco. Both Zantac (ranitidine) and Omeprazole are safe to use daily. ...Read more
Yes it is safe: It is safe for long term use But let your doctor know you are taking it ...Read more
Same: There are no major differences between those two medicines. Both are about equally effective. If you take other medicines you should check with a pharmacist or your doctor to make sure there isn't an interaction. ...Read more
I have been taking Zantac (ranitidine) (acid refulx tablets) for 3 yrs daily, could this have caused long term health problems or deficiencies?
I suffer from GERD. Can I take 150mgm Zantac (ranitidine) tablets once daily with no long term restrictions?
Is Zantac (ranitidine) and cetirizine safe to take long term. I have mast cell activation disorder so use these for symptom relief and prevention?
Can Zantac (ranitidine) cause insomnia? I've been taking 150 mg before bed for 7 mo now. Can't sleep. Also, any long term dependency problems like with PPIs?
Gerd due to ehler danlos syn. Omeprazole 20mg 2 mnth to heal esophigitis. What is a safe long term drug as ppi is bad long term? Zantac (ranitidine) once healed?
I am on Valium, Neurontin, Motrin, Zantac, Skelaxin, (metaxalone) and Tramadol. What kinds of long-term affects should I be aware of with that combination?
Too many meds for: My liking. And more chance of side effects or other complications. The long term problems I would be concerned would be becoming addicted to one or more of these meds. AT least 3 of them are known to be addictive. Discuss it with your Doc and share your concerns with her/him. ...Read more
Suffering from long term acidity & Food/Liquid reflux to food pipe. Taking Zantac. Now, Dr gave me Pantoprazole 40 mg. It sorted the acidity & reflux somehow but every evening, I'm feeling bit nauseous. No vomiting or pain but an urge of wet burping.?
Burping: The meds that you mentioned both tell the cells lining the walls of your stomach to reduce the AMOUNT of acid they produce. Stomach acid can still move up the esophagus. You can try rating the head end of yr bed. A more definitive solution would be to have surgery (a Nissan Fundoplication). Check out on www. Mayoclinic. Com or www. Johnshopkins. Com. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Zantac (ranitidine) for acid: Usually in 30 minutes you should be having some affect but may vary in everyone. ...Read more
1 hour: Or less if it's gonna work.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
About an hour: It usually takes this long to lower the acid level in the stomach for any noticeable difference. ...Read more
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
Does Zantac (ranitidine) prevent absorption of other meds? How long should I wait to take other meds after taking zantac (ranitidine)?
Some meds: Some medications like certain antibiotics and thyroid medications. You should take it at least 6 hr appart. ...Read more
Was given 300 of Zantac (ranitidine) to take/was told 600 too much because of plavix which I take 75 of....How long can I take zantac (ranitidine)?
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