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Rantac Information

Rantac is a prescription medicine that is available as a Ampules, Syrup, Tablet, Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Acidity, Peptic Ulcer, Heartburn. The alternative uses of Rantac have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Rantac depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Rantac have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Rantac normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Rantac has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Rantac's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Rantac contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Rantac have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Rantac is safe while driving, and is addiction.

  1. Rantac Benefits & Uses
  2. Rantac Dosage & How to Take
  3. Rantac Side Effects
  4. Rantac Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Rantac with Other Drugs
  6. Rantac Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Rantac
  8. Rantac Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Rantac Benefits & Uses

Rantac is used to treat the following -

  1. एसिडिटी Primary (और पढ़ें - एसिडिटी के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. गर्ड
  3. पेट में अल्सर Primary (और पढ़ें - पेट में अल्सर के घरेलू उपाय)
  4. जोलिंगर एलिसन सिंड्रोम
  5. सीने में जलन Primary (और पढ़ें - सीने की जलन के घरेलू उपाय)
  6. पेट में गैस
  7. हर्निया (और पढ़ें - हर्निया का घरेलू उपाय)
  8. पेट दर्द (और पढ़ें - पेट दर्द के घरेलू उपाय)
  9. मुंह की बदबू
  10. लेरिन्जाइटिस (और पढ़ें - लेरिन्जाइटिस के घरेलू उपाय)
  11. प्रेगनेंसी में पेट दर्द
  12. प्रेगनेंसी में अपच
  13. प्रेगनेंसी में एसिडिटी
  14. खट्टी डकार
  15. पाचन तंत्र के रोग (और पढ़ें - पाचन रोग के घरेलू उपाय)
  16. पेट के रोग (और पढ़ें - पेट रोग के घरेलू उपाय)
  17. गले में जलन

Rantac Dosage & How to Take

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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?

There are no side effects of Rantac in pregnant women.


Is the use of Rantac safe during breastfeeding?

Rantac is safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Rantac on the Kidneys?

Rantac has very mild side effects on the kidneys.


What is the effect of Rantac on the Liver?

Rantac is rarely harmful for the liver.


What is the effect of Rantac on the Heart?

Rantac is not harmful for the heart.


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?

Rantac does not cause addiction.


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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Rantac since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, the use of Rantac is considered safe.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Rantac is not used to treat mental disorders.


Rantac Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Rantac

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Rantac with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Rantac

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Rantac as it can have severe side effects.


Rantac FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

What is Rantac?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Rantac is a brand name of ranitidine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drug called antihistamine (H2 receptor blocker). It prevents excessive acid production in the stomach. It is used to treat a number of diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger–Ellison syndrome.

Question over 1 year ago

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.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Rantac cause stomach upset?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Rantac can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Rantac?

Dr. Om Shah MBBS , General Physician

Take Rantac as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Rantac used for treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Rantac is not directly used for treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is given if acid secretion increases due to IBS. IBS is managed by a combination of drug therapy like antispasmodic ( to relieve stomach pain), laxatives ( to relieve constipation), and antimotility drugs ( to relieve diarrhea).

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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