Medications


Ranitidine Oral Tablet

Brands: Wal-Zan

Uses

This medicine is used for the following purposes:

  • heartburn
  • inflammation of stomach
  • stomach acid
  • stomach acid reflux
  • ulcers in stomach or intestines
  • ulcers in stomach or intestines

Instructions

Swallow the medicine without crushing or chewing it.

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Please check with your doctor before drinking alcohol while on this medicine.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Call your doctor right away if you notice any unusual bleeding or bruising.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • constipation or diarrhea
  • headaches

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • blurry vision
  • breast pain or swelling
  • confusion
  • depression or feeling sad
  • flu-like symptoms
  • hallucinations (unusual thoughts, seeing or hearing things that are not real)
  • fast or irregular heart beats
  • signs of liver damage (such as yellowing of eye or skin, dark urine, or unusual tiredness)
  • unusual or unexplained tiredness or weakness

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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