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I've taken 4 ibuprofen(200 mg) 3xs today for pain- over the corse of 14 hours- I have acid reflux and feel I need to take my medicine (Zantac) can I?
What is the chance of me having anaphylaxis to fludrocortisone? Is it higher than say Zantac (ranitidine) and other drugs or same? This terrifys me with any drug.
HIghly unlikely: I don't believe that this has been reported although anaphylaxis to solumedrol (methylprednisolone) (another form of cortisone) has been reported but the link is to the succinate ingredient and not to the cortisone molecule itself. Most of the cortisone allergy is related to contact dermatitis and not anaphylaxis. Your anxiety on this may be the cause for some of your reactions. Talk to an allergist. ...Read more
My allergic drug reactions usually consist of hives. Now that i take xyzal&zantac, am i at least somewhat protected from drug reactions if one occurs?
I have been taking Prilosec for 10 years.Trying to wean off with Zantac (ranitidine) 150/2 daily.Is there another drug i could use.Zantac (ranitidine) is giving me anxiety?
Wolud there be a drug interaction if you are taking Prilosec 40mg and Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg if you still felt the heartburn?
Fine...: No major interactions exist, but i'm worried that your symptoms aren't being controlled well. You should definitely talk with your doctor to see if something else can be done. ...Read more
I took 450 milligrams of Zantac (ranitidine) and tested positive for meth on a store bought dip stick style ua given at work..I am not a drug user..What gives?!
Could Be False +: There is literature that with routine drug screens - which are great, and cost-effective - there are quite a few false positives, and the literature on Zantac (ranitidine) seems to corroborate that. Gas chromatography- mass spectroscopy is considered the "gold standard" in most scientific literature, though in practice it is not often performed in many clinics and hospitals. Also - 450mg of Zantac (ranitidine) is a lot! ...Read more