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Rantac Information

Rantac Benefits & Uses

Rantac is used to treat the following -

Rantac Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Rantac


Rantac Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Rantac is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Constipation Moderate
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Cough Mild
  7. Weakness
  8. Pancreatic inflammation
  9. Anaphylactic reaction
  10. Bradycardia
  11. Jaundice Moderate
  12. Hepatitis
  13. Depression Moderate
  14. Erectile Dysfunction Moderate
  15. Confusion

Rantac Related Warnings

Is the use of Rantac safe for pregnant women?

Rantac is safe for pregnant women.


Is the use of Rantac safe during breastfeeding?

Rantac does not cause any harmful effects during breastfeeding.


What is the effect of Rantac on the Kidneys?

Rantac is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Rantac on the Liver?

Rantac has very mild side effects on the [Organ].


What is the effect of Rantac on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Rantac for [Organ].


Severe Interaction of Rantac with Other Drugs

Rantac should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Rantac Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Rantac unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Porphyria
  4. Heart Disease
  5. Allergy
  6. Drug Allergies

Frequently asked Questions about Rantac

Is this Rantac habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Rantac is addictive.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Rantac does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, Rantac does not show any kind of adverse effect.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Rantac is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Rantac Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Rantac

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Rantac and food will interact.


Interaction between Alcohol and Rantac

Consuming Rantac with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


Rantac से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 5 months पहले

Can I smoke while taking Rantac?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Avoid smoking while you are taking Rantac. As per clinical studies, the effectiveness of Rantac is found to be lesser in smokers as compared to non-smokers. Moreover, smoking may increase the acid secretions which can cause stomach problems. Please discuss with your doctor to know more.

सवाल 8 months पहले

Can Rantac be used to treat gastritis?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Rantac is used to treat gastritis. It helps by preventing the excess acid secretion in the stomach and additionally relieving the symptoms of gastritis such as stomach pain, stomach inflammation, and acid reflux.

सवाल 6 months पहले

How to use Rantac?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS, General Physician

Rantac can be taken with or without food to prevent heartburn and acid indigestion. Take it 30 - 60 minute before meal or drinking beverages that cause indigestion. Do not take more than 2 tablets in a day unless recommended by the doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I take Rantac with omeprazole?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Rantac can be taken with omeprazole when prescribed by a doctor. Both the medicines work towards reducing stomach acid production. The doctor usually prescribes the two of them together when the symptoms of acidity get severe. However, do not take them together by yourself without consulting a doctor.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How does Rantac work?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS, Other

Rantac belong to a group of medication called a histamine antagonist or H2- receptor blocker. It works by blocking the histamine, which prevents the cells from excessive production of acids in the stomach. Hence, this medicine is useful in protecting the stomach lining and preventing from hyperacidity. 


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