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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 okay to take rolaids in between my morning and nightly dose of Zantac (ranitidine) during pregnancy? Just taking Zantac (ranitidine) alone doesn't seem to work.

Is it okay to take rolaids in between my morning and nightly dose of Zantac (ranitidine) during pregnancy? Just taking Zantac (ranitidine) alone doesn't seem to work.

Depends...: What are you treating? If just indigestion, then antacids consumed 1 ; 3 hours after a meal and at bedtime may be helpful in the majority of patients, but may be too high a dose for a pregnant one. Don't know what your zantac (ranitidine) dose is either, ; perhaps with consent from your obstetrician this medication can be optimized. Stick with gerd diet and behavior restrictions (see prior healthtap answers. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area. Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps

I have severe pain in upper abdominal/rib cage area. Eating causes pain, heart burn, diahrea. Drinking liquids is ok. Have tried mylanta, zantac, (ranitidine) rolaids, tums, pepto...Nothing helps

Hello.: Hello. I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Many different conditions are possible. Gallstones, cholecystitis, an ulcer, gastritis, heartburn, colitis. You should see your doctor. In the mean time, eat smaller meals, avoid greasy and spicy foods, ensure that you are getting at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. If you have severe abdominal pain with fever that isn't remitting - please get seen asap. ...Read more

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

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 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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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

You may make appointments by using my Key Code of: PDXFNR ...Read more

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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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Can I take prevacid (lansoprazole) and rolaids at the same time, or do I need to wait a certain amount of time in between?

Can I take prevacid (lansoprazole) and rolaids at the same time, or do I need to wait a certain amount of time in between?

OK Together: But theoretically the Prevacid (lansoprazole) will work better if it's taken on an empty stomach, before eating, and not with a medicine like Rolaids. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Zantac (Definition)

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