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ProductName : Rantac
GenericName : Ranitidine Injection 50 mg/2ml
Manufacturer: Jb Chemicals
Rantac50 MG Injection belongs to a drug group known as histamine-2 blocker. The drugreduced the amount of acid production in the stomach, effectively treatingstomach and intestine ulcers. Moreover, the drug also helps control conditionslike gastroesophageal refluxdisease (GERD) and zollinger-ellison syndromewhich lead to excessive acid production in the stomach.
Patientsneed to be aware that Rantac 50 MG Injection intake can increase the chances ofsuccumbing to pneumonia. Its symptoms are pain in the chest, fever,coughing up slimy green snort and problems with breathing. Also make sure thatyou are not allergic to the drug. Make sure it is safe for you to consumeRantac 50 MG Injection, if you suffer from health problems likeliver, kidney disease and porphyria. Although the drug does notreally harm an unborn child, ensure that you tell your doctor if youare pregnant. The drug does pass into breast build, thus let your doctorknow if you are on the drug while breast feeding too.
Thedrug should be taken according to instructions given by the doctor. Do notchange the dosage on your own. Rantac 50 MG Injection is meant for oralconsumption and should be swallowed immediately. Do not chew or let theeffervescent tablet dissolve after you place it in your mouth. The amount ofwater used to dissolve the tablet depends on the dosage that you take. Forinstance, if you are taking 25 mg of Rantac 50 MG Injection, dissolve it in 1teaspoon of water. If you are taking 150 mg of Rantac 50 MG Injection dissolveit in 6-8oz of water. The drug should be continued untilthe ulcer heals completely. Generally it takes about 8 weeks for anulcer to properly heal.
Ranitidine isused to treat ulcers of the stomach and intestines andprevent them from coming back after they have healed.This medication is also used to treat certain stomach andthroat (esophagus) problems (such as erosive esophagitis, gastroesophagealreflux disease-GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). It works by decreasing theamount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms suchas cough that doesn't go away, stomach pain, heartburn, anddifficulty swallowing. Ranitidine belongs to a class of drugs known as H2blockers.
Thisform of ranitidine is given by injection and is used for short-term treatmentof these conditions when you cannot take this medication by mouth. Yourdoctor should switch you to taking this medication by mouth whenpossible.
Howto use Ranitidine Hcl Vial
Readthe Patient Information Leaflet if available fromyour pharmacist before you start using ranitidine and eachtime you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor orpharmacist.
This medication isgiven by injection into a vein or muscle as directed by your doctor. Premixedbags should only be given into a vein. The dosage and length of treatment arebased on your medical condition and response to treatment. In children, thedosage may also be based on body weight.
Headache, constipation,or diarrhea may occur. Pain, redness, burning, or stinging may occurat the injection site. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell yourdoctor or pharmacistpromptly.
Rememberthat your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she hasjudged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Manypeople using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Tellyour doctor right away if you have any serious side effects,including: vision changes (such as blurred vision), mental/moodchanges (such as nervousness, confusion, depression, hallucinations),easy bleeding/bruising, enlarged breasts, severe tiredness,fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, signs of infection (such as sorethroat that doesn't go away, fever, chills), severe abdominal/stomachpain, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin.
Beforeusing ranitidine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you areallergic to it; or to other H2 blockers (cimetidine, famotidine,nizatidine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may containinactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Druginteractions may change how your medications work or increaseyour risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain allpossible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use(including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share itwith your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosageof any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Someproducts need stomach acid so that the body can absorb themproperly. Ranitidinedecreases stomach acid, so it may change howwell these products work. Some affected productsinclude atazanavir, dasatinib, delavirdine, certain azoleantifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), pazopanib, amongothers.