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When you go for a sleep apnea test is it ok to use nasonex (mometasone) and Zantac that day...Or will it give a false reading?

When you go for a sleep apnea test is it ok to use nasonex (mometasone) and Zantac that day...Or will it give a false reading?

Fine: These should not be a problem. Sleep studies evaluate multiple factors which can effect sleep, including leg movement, as well as the quality and quantity of your sleep itself. Sleep apnea will not be masked by either Nasonex (mometasone) or zantac. ...Read more

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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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Every now n then i hv problem of constipation.Also happen if i sleep late or wake up early sometimes. is zantac (ranitidine) effective for that ?y is it with me?

Every now n then i hv problem of constipation.Also happen if i sleep late or wake up early sometimes. is zantac (ranitidine) effective for that ?y is it with me?

Hydrate well: zantac (ranitidine) is a medication help reduce the amount of acid in case of reflux or ulcer,it has no effect on constipation.eat the right amount of fruits and vegetables and hydrate yourself well by drinking water and juices, eat more fibers and try to exercise. That will help you to regulate your bowels, you might have to take stool softener to help.hydration is the key.your sleep pattern has no effect. ...Read more

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My 4 mth old has reflux can I giver her Zantac (ranitidine) and gripe water at the same time? She has trouble sleeping anything I can do?

My 4 mth old has reflux can I giver her Zantac (ranitidine) and gripe water at the same time? She has trouble sleeping anything I can do?

See her doctor.: Depending on the company making the gripe water you use, it could have ingredients that aren't safe; gripe water is not regulated by the fda. If Zantac (ranitidine) isn't helping her enough, please see her doctor-her dose may need to be adjusted, or she needs a different medicine, or she needs to see a pediatric GI specialist. ...Read more

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2 month old with acid reflux puking and choking in sleep on apnea machine Zantac (ranitidine) rice n bottle and propped up anything else i can do? Congestion also

2 month old with acid reflux puking and choking in sleep on apnea machine Zantac (ranitidine) rice n bottle and propped up anything else i can do? Congestion also

Depends upon : Is your baby thriving(gaining weight as expected) without unusual fussiness, respiratory complication such as pneumonia or wheezing? If yes, no other intervention necessary. If no, more aggressive treatment including fundoplication should be considered. ...Read more

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I eat Zantac (ranitidine) 75 tablets to get rid of acid reflux and now I having problems regarding to breathe or my heart beats too fast or I cannot sleep well?

I eat Zantac (ranitidine) 75 tablets to get rid of acid reflux and now I having problems regarding to breathe or my heart beats too fast or I cannot sleep well?

Maybe try other: maybe you need a more potent acid inhibitor! You may wish to get either omeprazole 20mg over the counter and take twice a day or else get your physician to prescribe protonix (pantoprazole) 40mg daily and see if that works better..... ...Read more

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Welbutrin 4anxiety&previcid 4hiatal hernia&barretts also have painful gas bloat when sleeping, gastroparisis, ibs.Added prescription is elavil&zantac@nite. Safe ?

Welbutrin 4anxiety&previcid 4hiatal hernia&barretts also have painful gas bloat when sleeping, gastroparisis, ibs.Added prescription is elavil&zantac@nite. Safe ?

Probably: In my practice, i don't prescribe wellbutrin (bupropion) for anxiety. I use other antidepressants, which I have found are more effective for anxiety. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is effective for depression. You need to consult with your treating physician to carefully review all of your medications for potential interactions. ...Read more

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Hi ive had really bad pain around my chest under my ribs and round my back wasn't able to sleep last night at all ive brought Ranitidine tablets 75g ?

 Hi ive had really bad pain around my chest under my ribs and round my back wasn't able to sleep last night at all ive brought Ranitidine tablets 75g ?

Call 911: Regardless, the cause, stabbing chest pain is always a red flag. If you have chest pain regardless of its cause (heart burn , anxiety, etc.), visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive, Call 911. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Zantac (Definition)

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