Table of Contents
- 1 What is Rantac?
- 2 Uses of Rantac
- 3 How does Rantac work?
- 4 How to take Rantac?
- 5 Common Dosage for Rantac
- 6 When to Avoid Rantac?
- 7 Precautions While Taking Rantac
- 8 Side-Effects of Rantac
- 9 Drug Interactions to be Careful About
- 10 Buyer’s Guide – Rantac Composition, Variant and Price
- 11 Substitutes of Rantac
- 12 FAQs – 10 Questions Answered about Rantac
- 13 Authored by –
1What is Rantac?
Used predominantly to prevent or treat acidity, heartburn, indigestion. Gynaecomastia (male breasts) is the major side effects seen at repetitive high doses (prolonged use). It should be totally avoided in case of Gastric bleeding and in patients with allergic history.
Rantac Composition: Ranitidine 150mg
Manufactured by: J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Prescription: To be sold by prescription but it is also available as OTC (Over the counter)
Form: Tablets, syrup and Injections
Price: Rs 23.18 for 30 Tablets.
Expiry/Shelf Life: 24 months from the date of manufacturing
Type of Drug: H2 receptor antagonist.