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Rantac 150 MG Tablet

Manufactured byJb Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsRanitidine
Description

Rantac 150 MG Tablet is a very effective medicine that is used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat and prevent stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other acidity related disorders. It also relieves indigestion and sour stomach due to excess acid production in the stomach.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Rantac 150 MG Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Mental confusion
  • Muscle pain
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Gynecomastia (Growth of breast in males)

Uses of Rantac 150 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Erosive Esophagitis
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Hypersecretory Condition
  • Dyspepsia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed after one hour of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ranitidine or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Porphyria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with porphyria, a disorder that results from a buildup of porphyrin in the body.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Pneumonia

The use of this medicine may increase the risk of developing pneumonia. Symptoms like chest pain, fever. difficulty in breathing and the presence of green or yellow mucus with a cough is to be reported to the doctor on priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in such cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic heartburn

If you have chronic heartburn (more than 3 months) or your heartburn continues or worsens, consult your doctor immediately since this may be a sign of a more serious condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in such cases based on the clinical condition.

Vitamin B12 deficiency

Long-term treatment with this medicine may decrease the absorption of Vitamin B-12 in the body. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use of nicotine

The use of nicotine is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe gastrointestinal bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Loperamide

Metformin

Atazanavir

Dasatinib

Pazopanib

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as directed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

H2 antagonists

Schedule

Schedule H

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