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Zantac And Bloated
I'm taking Zantac (ranitidine) still feel bloated after I eat do I change my diet don't kn what to do I am on tamoxifen I'm very constapated help?
I have been on Zantac (ranitidine) for 14 days and I have been constipated and bloated with incomplete evacuation. Is it the Zantac (ranitidine) and do I stop it?
Yes it can: As with most things in life, on the one hand but then on the other hand. The purpose in giving Zantac (ranitidine) is to reduce the amount of acid in the child's stomach which may reduce other symptoms he is exhibiting (coughing, etc.). He can be constipated for other reasons too (rice cereal, oatmeal, lots of milk). You can insert glycerine suppositories. In any case, it will pass. True independent of age ...Read more
Hi I had a h- plyorie test came neg doctor didn't ask if I'm on anything I'm taking Zantac (ranitidine) would that affect the readinstill bloated?
Take zantac once a day for a month now past week been feeling bloated and nausea am I messing up my stomach acid to much?
You may need to: See a healthcare provider after having taken an OTC, but important, medication for your presumed acid reflux. Ranitidine is a good medication for acid reflux symptom control, but bloating and nausea are symptoms of dyspepsia and potentially dysmotility. If you cannot manage your symptoms on your own, it is probably time to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My stomach is bloated, feels inflamed, like a bruise almost and im so thirsty! . Is this gastritis? GI dr just gave Zantac (ranitidine) said come back in 2 months
Thirst concerning: reflux disease can present him with many symptoms. But excessive thirst is not one of them. That suggest possible electrolyte imbalance and one would also have to consider the possibility of diabetes. Recommend reevaluation with your doctor. Make sure you tell them about the excessive thirst. That is not a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease for which the Zantac (ranitidine) would be helpful. ...Read more
I'm taking Zantac (ranitidine) 150 twice daily got stomach bloat buy from reading it appears as if the doc is treating me for stomach ulcer and that worries me?
Not clear: Some doctors use high dose zantac (ranitidine) to treat acid reflux. If you are worried about peptic ulcer issues, just review this with your doctor. You won't really know what he/she is treating you for unless you ask. Remember you have to be your own patient advocate and being an informed patient is very important. ...Read more
Wellbutrin4anxiety, lansoprazole4reflux, plaquenil4an ai. Ibs&gastroparisis. Elavil (amitriptyline) for nerve pain &zantac 4 nite gas bloat. Can I take melatonin?
Had stomach bloat doc put me on Zantac (ranitidine) for ulcer did blood test to see if I had h.pylori that came back clear what is the next course of treatment?
Welbutrin 4anxiety&previcid 4hiatal hernia&barretts also have painful gas bloat when sleeping, gastroparisis, ibs. Added prescription is elavil&zantac@nite. Safe?
In my practice, I don't prescribe wellbutrin (bupropion) for anxiety. I use other antidepressants, which I have found are more effective for anxiety. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is effective for depression.
You need to consult with your treating physician to carefully review all of your medications for potential interactions. ...Read more
I went to the doctor about my bloated, gassy stomach, and he prescribed ranitidine and told me not to drink any soda or juice. What does this signify?
Antiacid stomach med:
Zantac (ranitidine) is a histamine-2 (h2 blocker) which blocks acid secretion in the stomach. It can be used for esophageal reflux
(gerd) or other general hi acid states. It may be safer to use long-term than the other popular acid blockers (ppi's) e.g. Prilosec. Interestingly, since Zantac is a histamine blocker it can also be used for 'allergy' or hives. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, there shouldn't be a problem with that. ...Read more
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
•Taking of Zantac, Lansoprazole, Omeprazole. ...Read more
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1 hour: Or less if it's gonna work.Get a more detailed answer ›
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joints: joint pain
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Zantac (ranitidine): Nope, but it will calm your stomach down. ...Read more
Acid: Is reduced, not stopped by medications. There are many enzymes for digestion and many products produced by the salivary glands (saliva), stomach, liver (bile), pancreas, & small intestine to help digest food products. Acid is only a part of the digestive process & zantac (ranitidine) (or others) only reduces the acid produced. ...Read more
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
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