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  1. What is this? Indigestion? 2nd November 2006
    ... of walking in each day for excercise. I've been on Ranitidine for about 6 months now, too. Does anyone know what...
    ... doc on the next visit. Could be a side effect of the Ranitidine or something....

  2. What are symptoms of Gallstones/bladder? 14th July 2006
    ... reflux causing indigestion. Try taking an antacid (e.g. ranitidine ) to see if that helps. If it does then there's your...

  3. Left side chest ache & GERD 14th July 2006
    ... For the past 3-4 months I've been taking 300mg Ranitidine at night for GERD or whatever it was that I had. That ... experienced this, and what are the effects from coming off Ranitidine ? Anyway, what I really want to know is the past...
    ... causing a niggling burning sensation in your chest. Ranitidine is designed to block this build-up. Missing a dose...
    ... causing a niggling burning sensation in your chest. Ranitidine is designed to block this build-up. " Pete, the ... cough chronic coughing. You are on a high dose of Ranitidine , which is part of the earlier generation of acid-reducers ... , called H-2 blockers. Ranitidine is the primary medication in drugs like Zantac and ... Pepcid and Tagament. Ranitidine is simply the generic name of that particular H-2 ... blocker. Ranitidine is most helpful for individuals who suffer occasional ... case. So you should plan on continuing to take the Ranitidine . If you run out and haven't gotten a prescription ... and on them as insurance pays for them. Should the ranitidine not continue to provide you with enough symptom relief...
    ... at first but had bad side effects, so I was put on Ranitidine instead. My only real concern is that I dont want...

  4. I don't know where else to turn to on this topic 13th July 2005
    ... nothing was wrong with my gall bladder...They gave me Ranitidine and Protonix but it does not help with anything. While...

  5. so much pressure in chest 11th December 2004
    ... finally went to the doctor, and they're trying me on " RANITIDINE " 150MG twice a day...it's an acid reflux drug. So...

  6. Help! 6 months of persistant ongoing nausea 18th February 2004
    ... glandular fever. Currently I have a jar of pills called Ranitidine ; I understand it's an antacid stronger than Gaviscon...

  7. indigestion and being sick 9th October 2003
    ... for GERD such as Tagamet aka cimetadine, Zantac aka ranitidine , Pepcid aka famotidine or the newest one Prilosec...

  8. Symptoms of high blood pressure that go away with exercise... 3rd September 2003
    ... over the counter tagamet aka cimetidine, Zantac aka ranitidine or Pepcid aka famotadine. You should also elevate...

  9. heartburn lead to cancer? 18th April 2003
    ... area. Until you see the doc pick up some Zantac aka ranitidine , Pepcid aka famotidine or Tagamet aka cimetidine...

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  1. what to do for antibiotic induced nausea 8th October 2008
    ... I would be very careful with trying to take ranitidine with any medication. It's usually right there on the ... drug. Cimetidine interacts with the same meds that ranitidine does (look up cytochrome P450 for more information...
    ... issue - overdosing is because of a medication like ranitidine preventing another drug from being metabolized properly...

  2. What is this??? Undiagnosed "upper left quadrant" pain 15th March 2008
    ... antacids and from time to time got a RX for drugs like Ranitidine , Pantoloc etc and they always helped. However ... last 3 months and have tried various medications ( Ranitidine , Pantoloc, Nexium). None have seemed to really help...

  3. Mental effects on stomach 2nd June 2007
    ... associated with a weird pain) so he prescribed seom Ranitidine (zantac). that seemed to help for a while until it...

  4. Stomach Issues 12th March 2007
    ... stomach acid. He gave me a 20-day prescription of Ranitidine (Zantac family) and that helped overall. He said it...

  5. help! suffering ongoing nausea... 18th February 2004
    ... glandular fever. Currently I have a jar of pills called Ranitidine ; I understand it's an antacid stronger than Gaviscon...
    ... which is incredibly common, and untimately treatable. Ranitidine is a well known treatment for it. However, since nothing...
    ... it...i.e. at least try to do some investigations). Ranitidine an H2 blocker which works well for some people, but...

Acid Reflux board
  1. How I started, then stopped PPI's 21st May 2010
    ... pills every other day. I also began taking 2 75-mg ranitidine (Zantac) every day. After a few weeks, I decided...

  2. Hi-newbie just learning about my GERD 13th May 2010
    ... diet and habit changes first, then Zantac or generic ranitidine before you go the way of Prilosec. What sorts of...

  3. Where to go from here? New member 8th May 2010
    ... Nexium, which also had no affect. Then he put me onto Ranitidine , which he admitted probably wouldn't do much, and...

  4. Worse pain after stopping a ppi !! 6th May 2010
    ... My doctor stopped Prilosec and replaced it with ranitidine (Zantac generic) 150mg 2xDay. The first week off...
    ... problems, two different doctors suggest increasing the ranitidine dose or switching to a stronger ppi-type drug instead...

  5. Experiences with Aloe and Licorice treatments, please share! 26th April 2010
    ... currently taking a half dose every other day) along with ranitidine daily. I'm also eating about 90% alkaline right now...

  6. PPI Stopped WORKING, WHY!!!, need a switch? 24th March 2010
    ... about taking an H2 blocker (such as Zantac/generic ranitidine ) with your PPI. When you get breakthrough symptoms...

  7. Feel better when i'm Not taking Nexium! 21st March 2010
    ... Could you substitute ranitidine (Zantac) say 150mg twice a day for the Nexium?...

  8. Omeprazole or Prevacid? 11th March 2010
    ... omeprazole. I've now been taken off that and given 300mg ranitidine instead. The ranitidine is doing absolutely no good...
    ... omeprazole. I've now been taken off that and given 300mg ranitidine instead. The ranitidine is doing absolutely no good ... think I had acid reflux but to go ahead and see if ranitidine helped (it didn't). According to my ENT, ranitidine...

  9. Getting off PPI's and acid rebound 6th February 2010
    ... everyone who is trying to come of their meds. I am on Ranitidine 150mg twice daily and am trying to stop. So far I...
    ... effects of the PPI - chest pains! So they switched me to ranitidine and I saw a massive improvement within days. My previous ... lasting. rosebloom - did you consider upping your ranitidine to 300mg twice daily for a month or so? This higher...
    ... diagnosed with acid reflux 5 years ago, and was put on ranitidine (Zantac) for a month. After the month was up, my symptoms ... suggesting I move to omeprazole (Prilosec) if the ranitidine didn't work. The ranitidine didn't work again, but ... available OTC because I'd had to continue to increase my ranitidine dosage while also taking Tums every few days. I've ... everything else I have tried has been without success ( ranitidine not being strong enough even with healthy eating) ... the omeprazole - maybe switch it to a high dose of ranitidine (I tried making this switch last year with no success...
    ... diagnosed with acid reflux 5 years ago, and was put on ranitidine (Zantac) for a month. After the month was up, my symptoms ... suggesting I move to omeprazole (Prilosec) if the ranitidine didn't work. The ranitidine didn't work again, but ... available OTC because I'd had to continue to increase my ranitidine dosage while also taking Tums every few days. I've ... everything else I have tried has been without success ( ranitidine not being strong enough even with healthy eating) ... the omeprazole - maybe switch it to a high dose of ranitidine (I tried making this switch last year with no success...
    ... think I will slowly-slowly-slowly try to switch to ranitidine and phase out caffeine (which will be really hard...
    ... skipping taking it on good days, and supplementing with ranitidine and DGL Licorice. The licorice is working wonders...
    ... I never had any problems with Zantac ( ranitidine ). I'm trying to phase back to that now, because the ... take does give me some weird side-effects, but the ranitidine never gave me any side effects. I did a quick search...

  10. awaiting endoscopy - in the meantime do you recognise my symptoms? 5th February 2010
    ... My doctor diagnosed acid reflux, prescribed 150g Ranitidine daily - took for 2 wks with no effect. Now trying...
    ... night. As for the heartburn and no relief (yet) from ranitidine or omeprazole, have you tried a liquid antacid while...

  11. Zantac 25th January 2010
    ... have acid reflux, but extreme hyperacidity. I take ranitidine , the generic of Zantac for it, and it works great ... block the B vitamins from being absorbed. I must take Ranitidine all the time. I usually take it 1/2 hour before I...

  12. Question about Medications for Acid Reflux 17th January 2010
    ... ranitidine 150 mgs take 1 twice a day. i have taken every medication ... there is to take,over the years, ranitidine is very good try it....

  13. Lpr??????? 3rd December 2009
    ... told me it's acid reflux and prescribed 2 week amont ranitidine for me. The medication worked pretty well and i stopped...

  14. How long before my PPI will start working 26th November 2009
    ... hurting, and thinking, what IS this? Im full of ranitidine , and still have dragon breath. And here, dear...

  15. Freaking out...is it really acid reflux? 28th October 2009
    ... which worked for about three weeks. Then I was put on ranitidine which did not work at all. I was then put on panoprozole...

  16. advice please 18th October 2009
    ... symptoms came back with a vengence. I was put on ranitidine . which wasn't effective at all, then pantroprazole...

  17. Welcome to GERD, gee thanks! 25th September 2009
    ... probably have GERD. He currently has be taking Ranitidine . Said the stronger meds, I'm thinking Nexium the ... showing some "issues", so he wants to start w/ the Ranitidine . I am to take it twice a day, and today I took...
    ... probably have GERD. He currently has be taking Ranitidine . Said the stronger meds, I'm thinking Nexium the PPI ... showing some "issues", so he wants to start w/ the Ranitidine . I am to take it twice a day, and today I took ... looking for ulcers. Is that commom w/ GERD? TIA, Ranitidine is not very effective in treating GERD. It's just ... difference in things like the sore throat and with Ranitidine it may take even longer (but again, the heartburn ... improvement more quickly if you take PPIs instead of Ranitidine )....

  18. weight gain 23rd September 2009
    ... Maybe ask your doctor if you can switch to ranitidine - it does the same thing, but in a different way...

  19. Help 19th September 2009
    ... Maalox or Mylanta, and at the same time, take a 150mg ranitidine tablet (Zantac or generic) This should give you...

  20. Prilosec Question 3rd September 2009
    ... Rats given large doses of omeprazole (Prilosec) or ranitidine (Zantac) throughout life developed hyperplasia of...

  21. Anger and acid reflux 20th August 2009
    ... haven't had a acid reflux flare up in a while, Im on ranitidine and it works. But Im mad as hell at my husband so...

  22. Me and the acid...some ???'s 18th August 2009
    ... since been to the GP who prescribed a short run of Ranitidine (Zantac) I popped one - felt better for one day and...
    ... since been to the GP who prescribed a short run of Ranitidine (Zantac) I popped one - felt better for one day and...

  23. Joint and muscle pain 17th August 2009
    ... you need in your body the list goes on and on. Im on ranitidine right now and so far it as been working and it only...

  24. wieght loss with Acid reflux 7th July 2009
    ... for me,I like to eat so I just take my medication ranitidine and eat what I want. The only thing I won't eat is...
    ... did some research and got my medication switched to ranitidine . Im going to see how long this med will work because...
    ... doctor to switch you to another one, right now Im on ranitidine it works and the prescription is only $4. so the more...

  25. so discouraged, twice a day ppi not working.... 28th June 2009
    ... Ann, Thanks for the post....I have been on Ranitidine in the beginning...then put on Prevacid 15mg, bumped...

  26. Hiatal Hernia + Gerd 24th February 2009
    ... morning--many people take nexium in the morning and then Ranitidine (or Zantac) at bedtime. Maybe you need a medication...

  27. Acid reflux symptoms?? 19th February 2009
    ... nexium (more recently 40 mg twice a day) and also ranitidine at night. I also take acidophilus daily, a spoonful...

  28. Acid Reflux Medicines 13th February 2009
    ... suggested asking my Dr. to see if it would be OK if I took Ranitidine HCL 300 MG Tablet. Has anyone on here sustituted ... generic out for Prevacid yet...so I was suprised to see Ranitidine was an option for it....
    ... suggested asking my Dr. to see if it would be OK if I took Ranitidine HCL 300 MG Tablet. I'm kind of horrified to hear ... that the website recommended Ranitidine as an alternative to Prevacid, as they are not even ... medications. Prevacid is a Proton Pump Inhibitor while Ranitidine is an H2-receptor agonist. Both can be effective...
    ... This is typical insurance interference . Ranitidine is generic Zantac an H2 blocker , not a PPI like Prevacid ... suggested asking my Dr. to see if it would be OK if I took Ranitidine HCL 300 MG Tablet. Has anyone on here sustituted ... generic out for Prevacid yet...so I was suprised to see Ranitidine was an option for it....

  29. Alternative to Nexium (PPI) when on Plavix (clopidogrel) 26th January 2009
    ... taking Mylanta.) I am considering taking Zantac ( Ranitidine ), or something else, but wondered if anyone had dealt...
    ... taking Mylanta.) I am considering taking Zantac ( Ranitidine ), or something else, but wondered if anyone had dealt...

  30. Red60... I have a question for you! 14th January 2009
    ... am so careful about what I eat, I take Nexium and Ranitidine every day faithfully, plus some other herbs (licorise...

  31. Ranitidine ?? Generic Zantac?? 12th January 2009
    ... ESOMEPRAZOLE FAMOHIDINE NIZATIDINE AND THE OF COURSE RANITIDINE Do any of these sound like any that any of you...

  32. Some Possible Helps for Acid Reflux 27th December 2008
    ... prevacid,nexium but no relief and many others,I am trying ranitidine an old drug but helped a year ago....
    ... prevacid,nexium but no relief and many others,I am trying ranitidine an old drug but helped a year ago.I have been scoped...

  33. prilosec otc 2nd December 2008
    ... take a Zantac 150 (generic version contains 150 mg of ranitidine ) or Maximum Strength Pepcid (20 mg famotidine) at...

  34. 18, Constant Nausea, Acid Reflux....help 14th October 2008
    ... thinking i was going to vomit. Have tried Losec & Ranitidine & Gaviscon and Quickeze. All have helped but symptoms...

  35. Weird Burping and Lump in throat feeling 5th September 2008
    ... me he knew exactly how I felt. yeah, my doc gave me ranitidine , its zantac.. i didnt start taking it till yesterday...

  36. Triggers/allergies causing acid reflux? 2nd September 2008
    ... luck controlling it? The doctor today prescribed Ranitidine Tablets 300mg and referred me to an allergy specialist...
    ... luck controlling it? The doctor today prescribed Ranitidine Tablets 300mg and referred me to an allergy specialist...

  37. all i do is burp 26th August 2008
    ... this just did not work made it worse so now back on ranitidine 300mg at night if i eat or drink all i do is burp...

  38. Coughing & vomiting 23rd August 2008
    ... Borneo) , often I cough and then vomit. I take ranitidine twice a day. I am watching my diet very carefully...
    ... Borneo) , often I cough and then vomit. I take ranitidine twice a day. I am watching my diet very carefully...

  39. Wheezing sound, from LPR? 21st July 2008
    ... not a single wheeze or crackle! Reverted back to Ranitidine and feel so much better but now the acid is more troublesom...

  40. What could this be? No one knows... 18th June 2008
    ... Heart stress test (on the tread mill), prescription of Ranitidine that I took until I was told to stop...all nothing...
    ... I'm back on the Ranitidine until I see my Dr. (Making appointment tomorrow.)...

  41. solution for hitaus hernia 8th June 2008
    ... years old i have to take medicines like ranitidine ,omeprazole frequently otherwise i suffer from acid...

  42. What foods are best when dealing with Acid Reflux? 4th June 2008
    ... sauce. I take Nexium 40mg every morning and a 300mg Ranitidine at bedtime and mid-day....

  43. Reflux caused by nerves? 27th March 2008
    ... reckons its gallstones and i have been prescribed ranitidine (300mg) if you suffer from anxiety in general i'd...
    ... tummy issues you are currently having. And if the ranitidine is actually working. Thanks....
    ... reckons its gallstones and i have been prescribed ranitidine (300mg) if you suffer from anxiety in general i'd ... exactly is going on with your stomach issues and if the ranitidine is actually working. Im having a hard time finding...
    ... ive only been taking the ranitidine for just over a week but yes, my stomach is feeling ... quandry is though: is it feeling better because of the ranitidine OR have i convinced myself that "yes, he doctor said...

  44. Acid reflux sore throat for ~ 3 years, anyone like me? 25th March 2008
    ... started. As for medications I have had various PPI's, Ranitidine , and Gaviscon by the bucket, plus mastic capsules...

  45. help from you experts please-ranitidine 22nd March 2008
    ... with some help if poss? I've been prescribed 300mg Ranitidine and am taking 150mg in the morning and 150mg at night...
    ... Isnt ranitidine the same as zantac? It will take longer than 2 days...

  46. Knot in stomach - gall stones - ranitidine HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 19th March 2008
    ... your gallblader could also be an ulcer or gastritis. Ranitidine is an acid suppressing medication and should help...

  47. Reflux & Hiatus Hernia 5th March 2008
    ... it was just a bad case of reflux. Dr. has put me on Ranitidine 1 tab of a night I'm still on Nexium 1 tab of a morning...

  48. LPR Thoughts 21st February 2008
    ... larynx cancer. Raising my bed, and taking a lot of ranitidine (Zantac) does not help. Nexium, Prevacid, and Protonix...

  49. Symptoms of GERD 3rd February 2008
    ... symptoms, have done for about three years now. i am on ranitidine to help with acid reflux but still i feel something...

  50. High Acid Foods? 30th January 2008
    ... roenterologist wrote it off as stress. Both Omeprazole and Ranitidine didn't seem to help one bit and they actually seemed...

  51. what are your side effects from taking p.p.i.s ? 28th January 2008
    ... cramping and stomch pains etc. Finally my doc put me on ranitidine (zantac) at a dosage of 300mg 3 to 4 times daily....

  52. Acid Reflux/Weight Loss 26th January 2008
    ... meals or else I get severe reflux. Omeprazole and Ranitidine are not working for me. I'm trying very hard to...

  53. Too little stomach acid? 18th January 2008
    ... First post. I've taken Omeprazole (Prilosec) and Ranitidine (Zantac). Not only do the two of these not seem...

  54. palpatations,sweating & sic feeling? 14th January 2008
    ... what works best for her. So she gave me a script for Ranitidine which must be the same as Zantac & said if the previcid...
    ... staying on it longer, I am trying to figure out if Ranitidine is like the zantac, the doctor said she was going ... prevacid did not work but gave me the script for the Ranitidine . The way I feel at this time is I have enough pain...
    ... [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"] Ranitidine is generic Zantac, not too horribly costly if you...

  55. GERD is ruining my life! 2nd January 2008
    ... never really been on. She also gave me a script for Ranitidine which I believe is the same as Zantac. The doc said ... working in half, so after surgery I am to take the Ranitidine because it does not work the exact way as the rest...

  56. I'm not sure if this is GERD 22nd December 2007
    ... lasts for an entire day. I was earlier prescribed ranitidine for this problem and later prescribed nexium. I wanted...
    ... lasts for an entire day. I was earlier prescribed ranitidine for this problem and later prescribed nexium. I wanted...

  57. need something better for night time reflux 29th October 2007
    ... before dinner and then also before bed. I also am on Ranitidine twice a day-PPIs didn't help me at all. It's better...

  58. Zantac and anxiety 28th September 2007
    ... I'm also on twice a day Ranitidine (Zantac) 150mg. I know what you mean by being aware...

  59. Hope I'm going to get better. ! 18th September 2007
    ... along with the stomach etc. Took large doses of Ranitidine , Gaviscon and PPI's, plus scans etc. and diet.......

  60. Gall Bladder dysfunction vs. GallStones 13th September 2007
    ... I'm on protonix 40mg twice and two doses of 150mg ranitidine daily. I get hungry about every 4 - 5 hrs. and eating...

  61. Post Gallbladder Problems 12th September 2007
    ... may be GERD or gastritis so I was given scripts for Ranitidine (Zantac) and Promethazine and told to stay on a bland ... and was given samples for Protoxin to accompany my Ranitidine . I was also scheduled for an Ultrasound on my GB...
    ... this schedule very strickly) as follows: 150mg Ranitidine (Zantac) about 9:00AM 30-35 mins. later eat a fairly ... usually my usual turkey Subway sandwich another Ranitidine when I get home from work about 5:30/6PM 30-35 mins...

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