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Rantac 150 Tablet

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    Rantac 150 Tablet Information

    Rantac 150 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Acidity, Peptic Ulcer, Heartburn. Other than this, Rantac 150 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Rantac 150 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Rantac 150 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Rantac 150 Tablet 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 150 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Rantac 150 Tablet related warnings talks about Rantac 150 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    The section on Rantac 150 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Rantac 150 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Rantac 150 Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Rantac 150 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Rantac 150 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Rantac 150 Tablet 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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Rantac 150 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Rantac 150 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Rantac in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Rantac 150 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Rantac is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Rantac 150 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Rantac may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Rantac 150 Tablet on the Liver?


      Very few cases of side effects of Rantac on the liver have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Rantac 150 Tablet on the Heart?


      There are no any side effects of Rantac for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Rantac 150 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Rantac 150 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Rantac 150 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Rantac 150 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Rantac 150 Tablet

    • Is this Rantac 150 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Rantac 150 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Rantac 150 Tablet will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      There are no side effects of Rantac 150 Tablet, so it is safe for use.

      Safe
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Rantac 150 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Rantac 150 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Rantac 150 Tablet


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Rantac 150 Tablet together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Rantac 150 Tablet


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Rantac 150 Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Rantac 150 Tablet

    Question over 4 years ago

    How does Rantac work?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    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. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to use Rantac?

    Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    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.

    Question about 4 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 about 4 years ago

    Is Rantac an antacid?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    No, Rantac is not an antacid. It belongs to the group of medicine called H2- receptor blocker which blocks excess acid secretion in the stomach while antacid only neutralizes the stomach acid by coating the stomach.

    Question over 3 years 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).



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Zantac® (ranitidine hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 650



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