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Overdosing: I am always worried about questions like this from teenagers. I am worried because there seems to be a time when teens feel like harming themselves. If you are feeling suicidal please ask for help. If you cannot approach your parents then please get to an adult you trust. Your pediatrician may be a good choice. But, to the question, no this medication cannot cause over dose. ...Read more
Can an infant overdose on Zantac (ranitidine) my sons dr prescribed him way to much, and was on it for a month should I be concerned?
Large safety margin : I would not worry about it too much, but i would need to know the exact dose and the infants weight to be sure. ...Read more
Of course by why?: Zantac (ranitidine) when therapeutically dosed is 150-300mg twice daily. Over time, patients may develop tolerance to the drug but further dosing is unwarranted. If you have dyspeptic symptoms refractory to zantac, or your symptoms progress, don't exceed the recommended dose but get evaluated. ...Read more
Gave a 2 month old baby 4 ml of liquid Zantac (ranitidine) instead of .4 ml. Is that enough to be an overdose?
1 Time -No: Altho high, if not repeated and given proper time to wear off, that should not be a problem. Beswt to double check with your local poison control center. ...Read more
I had an inflammation to my stomach & i was prescribed to Zantac (ranitidine) 150. My stomach stopped hurting, but i still take Zantac (ranitidine) twice a day. Can i overdose?
Yes, but..: You can, but not at the dose you're using. These meds are considered pretty safe which is why you see them over the counter. Be sure to keep your follow up with your doctor as instructed! ...Read more