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Safe to take Zantac, pepto-bismol tablets, or Pepcid after an alka seltzer?

Safe to take Zantac, pepto-bismol tablets, or Pepcid after an alka seltzer?

Safe: I see no interaction problems taking these medications except that zantac and pepcid are basically the same type of medication and it is unnecessary to take them together. Your pharmacist can be helpful in answering questions about medications. ...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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I have bad heartburn right now I took Zantac 50 and pepto are these two together mess me up or am I ok?

I have bad heartburn right now I took Zantac 50 and pepto are these two together mess me up or am I ok?

Heartburn: Zantac has a fairly rapid onset of action compared to ppi's (like prilosec, nexium) used for heartburn, but that dose may be insufficient. There is no problem taking peptobismol at the same time, but Tums or maalox may be more effective. Peptobismol may cause black discoloration of your stools. ...Read more

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I have been throwing up for a few weeks and had severe stomach pains. Vomiting doesn't relieve pain. Tums, Pepto, and Zantac (ranitidine) have done nothing.?

I have been throwing up for a few weeks and had severe stomach pains. Vomiting doesn't relieve pain. Tums, Pepto, and Zantac (ranitidine) have done nothing.?

You need an appt!: It is NOT normal for you to be vomiting for weeks without any relief. You need to see your primary care doc ASAP for an appt to determine what is going on. You might be pregnant and suffering from morning sickness (not just limited to mornings). You might have acid reflux, stomach ulcer, gallstones, pancreatitis, diabetes, or other things. Make an appt so that you can get tested right away! ...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 pepto bismol safe to, take with zantac (ranitidine)?

Is pepto bismol safe to, take with zantac (ranitidine)?

Considered safe: There is generally no evidence of adverse reactions when taking pepto bismol with zantac (ranitidine). Consult with your doctor as always. ...Read more

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I have sulfur burps I take zantac (ranitidine). Can I take pepto?

Yes: It seems that you have acid reflux and gaseous eructations not controlled with zantac (ranitidine). This can indicate a complication developing. See your pcp who may prescribe a different class of acid reducer or recommend some investigation like endoscopy. Prptobismal will be a temporary remedy. ...Read more

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Are Gas-X and Pepto-Bismol safe to take after Zantac?

Are Gas-X and Pepto-Bismol safe to take after Zantac?

Perfectly: Safe but the fact that you are using both after Zantac infers that your GI problems! Are you self medicating for heartburn?? Suggest that you discuss your symptoms with your PCP (Primary Care Provider! Could be you require some testing!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Does Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg and pantoloc 40mg help treat moderate H Pylori infection? Also does pepto bismol interfere with these medications?

Does Zantac (ranitidine) 300mg and pantoloc 40mg help treat moderate H Pylori infection? Also does pepto bismol interfere with these medications?

If you have: Confirmed H Pylori infection then you will need a course multiple antibiotics taken concurrently (same time). Zantac (ranitidine) and Pantoprazole alone will help with symptoms but not eradicate the bacteria. ...Read more

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After taking Zantac, can I take pepto after time if needed? Any interactions? Also Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long should I wait between the three? Thank you!

After taking Zantac, can I take pepto after time if needed? Any interactions? Also Tylenol (acetaminophen). How long should I wait between the three? Thank you!

Drug interaction: There are no notable interactions between these medications. As long as used as directed they can be taken in close proximity to each other. ...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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Does Zantac (ranitidine) 75 contain aluminum?

Does Zantac (ranitidine) 75 contain aluminum?

No.: Generic ranitidine is c13h22n4o3s. According to the manufacturer's website additional inactive ingredients in zantac include hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, synthetic red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, triacetin. There is no aluminum. ...Read more

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What drugs interact with zantac (ranitidine)?

Many drugs can: Interact with zantac. Check this site for full list: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/ranitidine, zantac-150.html ...Read more

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Zantac (ranitidine) and ativan ok taken together?

NO INTERACTION: Yes they can. No interaction between Zantac (ranitidine) and Ativan. ...Read more

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Are there some side effects of zantac (ranitidine)?

Are there some side effects of zantac (ranitidine)?

Uncommon-a bunch: Generally safe drug, available otc. Rarely can cause rash, liver problems, blood problems, kidney problems, allergic reaction; can cause headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, vertigo, malaise.Lots of potential drug interactions. ...Read more

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Dosage of Zantac (ranitidine) tablet for 5 yr olds?

Zantac (ranitidine): 1 mg per kilo per dose given twice daily. Assuming weight of five yrs old is 45lbs, (roughly 20 kilos), dose of Zantac (ranitidine) is 20 mg by mouth twice daily. ...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.
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•Taking of Zantac, Lansoprazole, Omeprazole. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Zantac (Definition)

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pepto Bismol (Definition)

Pepto-Bismol is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a ...Read more