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Zantac Side Effects Babies
Infant 13 months old taking reglan (metoclopramide) and Zantac for with redness in cheeks, seizures, developmental delay, tremors, are these side effects on them for?
Ask prescriber: Prolonged use of Reglan (metoclopramide) to speed up gastric emptying has risks. Mild side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache hypertension and restlessness, dangerous side effete include decrease in white blood cells, heart arrhythmia, adrenal disorder, several neurologic syndromes. Some pediatricians have been trying Erythromycin as a agent to speed up gastric emptying. Zantac is widely used. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On Zantac (ranitidine) is lists hallucinations as one of the side effects. How rare is this? And if they were to happen would they stop when the medication was discontinued?
Zantac (ranitidine): Cardiovascular changes in heart rate), central nervous system (dizziness, sedation, confusion, headache, anxiety, malaise, hallucinations) skin - rash endocrine: breast enlargement gi : nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain hepatitis joints: joint pain hematological : anemia, low platelet count, low white blood cell count, elevated kidney function test rare side effects vasculitis (vascular inflammati. Read more
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
Side effects: For Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) these include: diarrhea, abdominal or stomach pain/cramping, fever. Some studies show that this class or medicine can promote osteoporosis, but this is rare. For zantac: side effects include constipation, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and rare reports of pancreatitis. Rebound acid hypersecretion has been reported after discontinuation of therapy. Read more
1 year old on Zantac (ranitidine) 2ml twice daily for supposed silent reflux. What are side effects?
Are there any side effects to 300mg of zantac, (ranitidine) I start it tomorrow. I been taking 40mg of Prilosec for years now.
Is Zantac (ranitidine) 150mg safe to take on daily basis once a day for heartburn n acidity? R there any side effects
Zantac (ranitidine): Yes, zantac (ranitidine) is safe to take on a daily basis with minimal side effects. I would, however, evaluate why you are having these symptoms requiring daily treatment. Evaluate diet such as spicy/fatty foods, citrus fruits, caffeine, smoking, alcohol. Some of these can be modified. If persists would speak to your doctor. Read more
Some nights have silent reflux if ate/ drank too late. Am worried about cancer. Took 1 Zantac (ranitidine) 150 tonight and read side effects! Safe on occasion?
Yes Zantac (ranitidine) is safe: You should take it daily, if needed. It only works for about 12 hours. It is a safe medicine even if taken for a life long time. Read more
I've been having severe heartburn for the past couple of days. I want to take medication but terrified of side effects. Is Zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid better?
Heartburn: For classic heartburn, zantac or pepcid gives quicker relief than ppi's such as prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). It's also helpful to follow a bland, low fat diet and avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate and tobacco. I wouldn't expect any significant side effects from zantac or pepcid. Read more
I am taking fexet d and Zantac (ranitidine) tablets twice time in a day. I crush tablets in mouth to swallow. It is safe method or not. What are its side effects.
It depend of medicat: I take few medication myself some are so bitter if I do not swallow it right away. Other ones like asa 81 you can chew with different tastes of fruits. As general when is in powder or crushed form will absorb quickly for mixing check the guide in the box if the drug are compatible. Read more
Zantac (ranitidine) side effects fast/slow heart rate. If you never get the side effect, does it mean you'll most likely never get the side effect from that drug?
Uncommon side: Effect....If you never get a side effect you never get a side effect pure & simple. Read more
Is it safe to take Zantac (ranitidine) or pepto bismol to help with heartburn caused by taking clindamycin? I have no other side effects at the moment.
Can stopping use of zantac, (ranitidine) singular, & qvar (rx'ed for viral bronchitis) have side effects, specifically depression, headaches, or sinus issues?
Some of them, yes: If the medicines were helping sinus disease, then certainly stopping them might cause the symptoms to come back. I am not aware of an association with depression, though. You should talk with the prescriber about those symptoms, as they are probably unrelated and there are ways to effectively treat this! Read more
I have acid reflux & have taken Carafate, Dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) Tums and Zantac, but I had to stop all the medications due to side effects. What should I do now?
Lifestyle: There may be some lifestyle issues you can modify to lessen the problems you have with reflux. The chemicals in coffee, tea & some sodas (caffeine) or it's cousin nicotine (smokers) all keep the stomach entrance from closing tightly. Removing them from your life can help. Not reclining for at least an hour after a meal or large beverage can also. Read more
Zantac (ranitidine) for babies: Usually at this age it is for reflux, under the supervision of a pediatrician/neonatologist, . 5 ml of 15mg/ml twice a day given by mouth would be the dose. Zantac (ranitidine) is also used for other indications, as stress ulcer prophylaxis in neonatal intensive care units through other routes IV, under medical supervision, Read more
just realized our sons switched our babies meds. She is 4 months &weighs 14# was given their Bromfed 1.5 ml instead of Zantac (ranitidine) will she be ok?
Most Likely: She will probably be ok, but the best thing to do is call poison control and confirm dose and side effects that are possible. Read more
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