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      RANITIDINE 150MG TAB

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      10 Units/pack

      MRP 5

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      Ranitidine 150MG tablet
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Ranitidine 150MG tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. This medicine is prescribed for stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, erosive esophagitis, dyspepsia and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. It also relieves indigestion and sour stomach due to production of excess acid in stomach. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Ranitidine 150MG tablet is Ranitidine 150MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Ranitidine is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist. It works by reducing the amount of acid produced in stomach. This helps to relieve acid related indigestion and heartburn.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Ranitidine 150MG tablet:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredient used in the tablet
      • History of acute porphyria
      • Caution:
      • Patients with chronic lung disease
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Factors predisposing to cardiac rhythm disturbances
      • Immunocompromised or severely ill patients
      • Gastric malignancy
      • Renal and hepatic impairment
      • Hereditary muscular disorders
      • Increase in serum creatinine levels
      • Elderly
      • Pregnancy
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      Ranitidine 150MG tablet is usually well tolerated when used in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Diarrhoea
      • Dyspnoea
      • Bradycardia
      • Abdominal pain
      • Constipation
      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Abdominal distress
      • Fever
      • Rash
      • Bronchospasm
      • Headache
      • Dizziness
      • Drowsiness

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Mental confusion
      • Difficulty in breathing
      • Growth of breast in males
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Ranitidine 150MG tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
      Do not use the medicine for durations shorter or longer than the suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this medicine until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take it as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled. Do not swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The tablet should be taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before food. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. The tablet is usually taken not more than once.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. In case of accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage of Ranitidine 150MG tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Difficulty walking
      • Severe dizziness
      • fainting
      • Trouble breathing
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Ranitidine 150MG tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is recommended while taking this tablet. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

      Pregnancy:

      Use of this tablet is considered safe in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown no or low effects on the developing baby.

      Lactation:

      The medicine is likely safe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine like dizziness, drowsiness. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Driving:

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Avoid spicy and oily food.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines with Ranitidine 150MG tablet include ketoconazole, loperamide, metformin, atazanavir, dasatinib, pazopanib, warfarin, triazolam, glipizide, midazolam.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius), away from moisture and light
      • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Ranitidine for:

      This medication is an antacid, antireflux agent and antiulcerant, prescribed for peptic ulcer. It decreases the amount of acid made in the stomach.

      How does Ranitidine work:

      Ranitidine helps avoid harm to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract caused by stomach acid or infection.

      How should Ranitidine be used:

      It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Adult: PO- Initial: The recommended dose is 300 mg at bedtime or 150 mg twice daily for 4-8 weeks depending on the condition.

      Common side effects of Ranitidine :

      Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Headache. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Loose stools (diarrhea).

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Ranitidine :

      If you have an allergy to ranitidine hydrochloride or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have porphyria.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Ranitidine with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Ranitidine :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      The tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. This medicine is prescribed for stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, erosive esophagitis, dyspepsia and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. It also relieves indigestion and sour stomach due to production of excess acid in stomach.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects includes diarrhoea, dyspnoea, bradycardia, abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distress, fever, rash, bronchospasm, headache, dizziness, drowsiness. Rare but more serious effects may include mental confusion, difficulty in breathing, growth of breast in males.

      Q3. Should we take Ranitidine 150MG tablet with food or without food?

      The tablet should be taken on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours afterfood.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      If you ever had impaired kidney function, severe liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine.Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredient used in the tablet, history of acute porphyria. Caution is advised among patients with chronic lung disease, diabetes mellitus, factors predisposing to cardiac rhythm disturbances, immunocompromised or severely ill patients, gastric malignancy, renal and hepatic impairment, hereditary muscular disorders, increase in serum creatinine levels, elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

      Q5. Does Ranitidine 150MG tablet make you sleepy?

      This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Ranitidine 150MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Ranitidine 150MG tablet lead to?

      The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to difficulty walking, severe dizziness, fainting, trouble breathing.

      Q7. Can I take Ranitidine 150MG tablet during pregnancy?

      Use of the tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby.

      Q8. Can Ranitidine 150MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      Consumption of alcohol with the tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine like dizziness, drowsiness. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

      Q10. How to store Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Ranitidine 150MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Ranitidine 150MG tablet to children?

      This tablet is not recommended for children below 3 years since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action on the body is one hour after administration.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Ranitidine 150MG tablet last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 4-6 hours.

      Q15. Can we take Ranitidine 150MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

      Q17. When should I take Ranitidine 150MG tablet?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

      alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

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      ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

      alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

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