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Accidentally took too much zantac, (ranitidine) should I skip evening dose?

Accidentally took too much zantac, (ranitidine) should I skip evening dose?

Maybe: Zantac is ranitidine which has been prescribed in doses as high as 300 mg 2 x per day. If you have exceeded more than 300 mg, you might want to hold the dose. Otherwise, you could take an evening dose. Otherwise, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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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If I just took 2 Zantac (ranitidine) 300 mg is that a Chance of over dose ?

No: This is not dangerous if only done once. Please try to say with recommended doses. ...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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My doctor prescribed me ranitidine 500mg for my acid reflux. One pill before bedtime. Is that dose too high? I was going to get Zantac 150mg instead.

Ranitidine dosage: Ranitidine/Zantac is the same drug. The former is the generic name. They come in 150mg and 300 mg pills. So it would be difficult to get 500 mg at a time. Call the doctor's office to clear up the confusion. ...Read more

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I had well controlled GERD w/Dexilant and Zantac until 1 month ago. Wondering if my biologic change to loading doses of Cimzia might be the problem?

I had well controlled GERD w/Dexilant and Zantac until 1 month ago. Wondering if my biologic change to loading doses of Cimzia might be the problem?

Unlikely, a direct: cause for uncontrolled GERD, at times patients can develop tolerance to PPIs / H2 blockers..Better check with your doctor if you need other meds or re-evaluation of your GERD diagnosis, best wishes ...Read more

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How long does it take for Zantac (ranitidine) 150 to completely leave your system? I took 1 dose 2 nights ago and am having abdominal pain and I'm very lightheaded

Get yourself checked: Zantac (ranitidine) 150 mg should leave your body in less than 24 hours. It should not case any of the symptoms that you are describing. You need to see a doctor for alternative explanation of your symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Zantac (Definition)

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


Dr. Chad Rudnick
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Pediatrics (Definition)

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that concerns ...Read more