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Ranitidine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Histamine H2 Antagonist Zantac

Ranitidine - What is it for

​Ranitidine works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including:

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (a condition where the acid from the stomach goes back up the food tube and throat, causing pain and a burning sensation known as heartburn)
  • Ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract (treatment and prevention)   

Ranitidine - Additional Information

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  • Updated on Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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