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Generic name: Ranitidine hydrochloride
Why is Ranitidine hydrochloride prescribed?
Ranitidine hydrochloride is used to decrease the production of stomach acid, which may reduce irritation to the stomach lining and help heal ulcers and other gastrointestinal conditions. It"s prescribed for the following:
Over-the-counter versions of Ranitidine hydrochloride are also available for relieving and preventing heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach. However, the prescription version is still needed for treatment of ulcers, esophagitis, GERD, and other conditions that require monitoring by a doctor.
Most important fact about Ranitidine hydrochloride
Ranitidine hydrochloride helps to prevent the recurrence of gastric or duodenal ulcers and aids the healing of ulcers that do occur.
How should you take Ranitidine hydrochloride?
Take Ranitidine hydrochloride exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Make sure you follow the diet your doctor recommends.
Dissolve "Efferdose" tablets and granules in 6 to 8 ounces of water before taking them.
You can take an antacid for pain while you are taking Ranitidine hydrochloride.
--If you miss a dose...
Take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to your regular schedule. Never take 2 doses at the same time.
Store Ranitidine hydrochloride at room temperature in the container it came in, tightly closed and away from moist places and direct light. Keep Ranitidine hydrochloride Syrup from freezing.
What side effects may occur?
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Ranitidine hydrochloride.
Why should Ranitidine hydrochloride not be prescribed?
If you are sensitive to or have ever had an allergic reaction to Ranitidine hydrochloride or similar drugs such as Tagamet, you should not take Ranitidine hydrochloride. Make sure that your doctor is aware of any drug reactions that you have experienced.
Special warnings about Ranitidine hydrochloride
A stomach malignancy could be present, even if your symptoms have been relieved by Ranitidine hydrochloride.
If you have kidney or liver disease, Ranitidine hydrochloride should be used with caution.
If you have phenylketonuria, you should be aware that the "Efferdose" tablets and granules contain phenylalanine.
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride
If Ranitidine hydrochloride is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ranitidine hydrochloride with the following:
Special information if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
The effects of Ranitidine hydrochloride in pregnancy have not been adequately studied. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately. Ranitidine hydrochloride appears in breast milk and could affect a nursing infant. If Ranitidine hydrochloride is essential to your health, your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding until your treatment with Ranitidine hydrochloride is finished.
Active Duodenal Ulcer
The usual starting dose is 150 milligrams 2 times a day or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls) 2 times a day. Your doctor also might prescribe 300 milligrams or 20 milliliters (4 teaspoonfuls) once a day, after the evening meal or at bedtime, if necessary for your convenience. The dose should be the lowest effective dose. Long-term use should be reduced to a daily total of 150 milligrams or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls), taken at bedtime.
Other Excess Acid Conditions (such as Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome)
The usual dose is 150 milligrams or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls) 2 times a day. This dose can be adjusted upwards by your doctor.
Benign Stomach Ulcer and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
The usual dose is 150 milligrams or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls) 2 times a day. Once an ulcer has cleared up, a single bedtime dose is prescribed to maintain healing. Symptoms of GERD generally improve within 24 hours after the start of therapy.
The usual dose is 150 milligrams or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls) 4 times a day. Maintenance dosage is 150 milligrams or 10 milliliters (2 teaspoonfuls) twice a day.
Duodenal and Stomach Ulcers
For children 1 month to 16 years of age, the recommended dosage for initial treatment is 2 to 4 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight per day twice daily up to a maximum of 300 milligrams per day. For long-term maintenance of healing, the recommendation is 2 to 4 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight once daily up to a maximum of 150 milligrams per day.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Erosive Esophagitis
For children 1 month to 16 years of age, the usual daily dosage is 5 to 10 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight, divided into two doses.
People with kidney problems, such as some older adults, typically are given a lower dose. During the therapy with Ranitidine hydrochloride, the doctor is also more likely to monitor your kidney function if you"re over 65.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Information concerning Ranitidine hydrochloride overdosage is limited. However, an abnormal manner of walking, low blood pressure, and exaggerated side effect symptoms may be signs of an overdose.
If you experience any of these symptoms, notify your doctor immediately.
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