Generic Name : Ranitidine Pronunciation : ra nye' te deen Therapeutic Classification : Antiulcers ICD Code : Y53.0
India- Acidom-O, Aciloc, Aciloc-Rd, Acispas, Actiran, Actispas-R, Alcirid-O, Alotac, Avispas, Aztec, Aztec-D, Becotac, Candotac-O, Consec, Din, Emtec, Entac, Giran, Healcer, Helkoss, Helkoss-D, Histac, Hytide, Intac, Kamtac, Lantac, Lydin, Manotac, Meditin, Meditin Pl, Nilcer, Nitin, Pentac, Peploc, Radic, Rak-Md, Rak-Om, Rancer, Ranee-M, Ranial, Ranicom, Ranidom, Ranidom-O, Ranidom-O, Ranidom-O, Raniglo, Raninec, Raninec-Dm, Ranispas, Ranisun, Ranisun-D, Ranisym, Ranitidine, Ranitidine, Ranitin, Ranizac, Ranloc, Rannet, Ranoz, Rantac, Rantac-D, Rdin, Relitin, Renitab, Ridcer, Rintid, R-Loc, Rt-Dom, Siacid, Spasmodin, Syntac-D , Tab Acidom, Tab Acidom, Tacniz, Tak-D, Tak-M, Tak-Md, Taurdin, Tinadum, Tydin, Udidine, Ulcidome, Ulcispas, Ulfast, Ultac, Zinetac, Zomitac, Zoran, Zynol.
International- Tritec, Zantac. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antacid, antireflux agent and antiulcerant, prescribed for peptic ulcer. It decreases the amount of acid made in the stomach. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- Initial: The recommended dose is 300 mg at bedtime or 150 mg twice daily for 4-8 weeks depending on the condition. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of porphyria, kidney or liver disease; during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Side Effects :
Headache, constipation, nausea, abdominal pain and dizziness.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Keep this medication in the container it came in and out of the reach of children.
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