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I have taken 150mg zantac (ranitidine) twice a day for 7 days to reduce the acid in my stomach, as prescribed. Does it cause withdrawal symptoms?
No withdrawal: Ranitidine (ZANTAC) is not a habit forming medication so it should not cause withdrawal. However, I believe you may be thinking of a rebound effect of acidity once you stop taking it. Without knowing the exact reason it was prescribed for you it's hard to say. However for most cases of gastritis or GERD, 150 mg twice a day is a very normal dose which you should be able to come off easily. Read more
My daughter was born Aug 29 2014. I tested positive for amphetamine. The test was a quick test and the doctor refused to retest the urine sample again. The baby had no withdrawal symptoms etc. I was taking large doses of Zantac. Now CPS in evolved I hav
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Antiacid stomach med:
Zantac (ranitidine) is a histamine-2 (h2 blocker) which blocks acid secretion in the stomach. It can be used for esophageal reflux
(gerd) or other general hi acid states. It may be safer to use long-term than the other popular acid blockers (ppi's) e.g. Prilosec. Interestingly, since Zantac is a histamine blocker it can also be used for 'allergy' or hives. Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, there shouldn't be a problem with that. Read more
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.
Discuss with your Physician
•Taking of Zantac, Lansoprazole, Omeprazole. Read more
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1 hour: Or less if it's gonna work.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Zantac (ranitidine): Nope, but it will calm your stomach down. Read more
Acid: Is reduced, not stopped by medications. There are many enzymes for digestion and many products produced by the salivary glands (saliva), stomach, liver (bile), pancreas, & small intestine to help digest food products. Acid is only a part of the digestive process & zantac (ranitidine) (or others) only reduces the acid produced. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer