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  1. Chronic Gastritis
    ... and other big guns. Liquid Carafate; OTC meds like Zantac , Gaviscon. On the natural side; I've taken DGL, Aloe...

  2. Severe pain in my back
    ... don't have any health insurance right now. I took a Zantac (I'm also taking Prilosec 2x/day) and went to bed...

  3. Help...Prilosec vs. Aciphex
    ... dysplasia. The Doc switched me to Prilosec (2x20mg), Zantac at bedtime, and tums as required, and now my symptoms...
    ... opening are impaired by excess calcium. So, no Tums or Zantac . Thoughts??...
    ... No Zantac ?? Carafate is good for healing when you got Diagnosed...
    ... I don't think that Zantac has any calcium in it. It's just Ranitidine. Just ... which do contain it. The plain stuff (like plain old Zantac and plain old Pepcid) have no calcium. But they...

  4. Who here swears they feel/felt worse on PPI's?
    ... side effects that I had to stop them and go back to Zantac . I just wonder if I am getting too much acid in my ... mouth and throat because the Zantac is not strong enough....

  5. How many of you take 2 PPI's in the morning?
    ... many of you do this. I now have to take 300 mg of zantac at night also. I have LPR and rarely have problems...

  6. Aciphex and Zantac
    ... Aciphex 20 mg in the a,m.Than 20 mg at night.I here Zantac works great for nightime heartburn.Mine has a mind...

  7. Anyone else NOT have night symptoms?
    ... debating trying this. The doc put me on 300 mg of zantac at night now and I'm not sure how I should be taking...

  8. Larygopharyngeal reflux I think...questions
    ... hi phix my dr just put me on 150 Zantac before bed and Nexium (which I haven't started yet ... wake up w/it and sometimes not. I have been on 75 Zantac otc and it seemed to help a little also....

  9. HELP!!! I want to get off Nexium!
    ... pill (10 days). Then again, same process and took OTC Zantac or Pepcid AC on the off days if I needed it. About...

  10. natural methods?
    ... Many medicines make me itch. The doctor put me on Zantac but it's not nearly as effective. Docor had me taking...

  11. Results from going to a Naturopathic Doctor and getting off Nexium...
    ... just ok, but ended up now taking over the counter Zantac as I still have indigestion and heartburn, sometimes ... blockers. What is the difference, and what kind is Zantac ? 2: Would another other than Zantac work better?...
    ... reflux and been on and off Prevacid mostly. The Zantac , is an acid suppressant also but not as strong as...

  12. Maybe an Ulcer?
    ... counter products like Antacid Tablets, Maalox, and Zantac never did the trick. I went to see a Doctor recently...

  13. New to the forum....need some help
    ... my ear! I got better after many months basically on zantac and finally stress goin down. I still had heartburn...

  14. some questions
    ... Prilosec is a PPI. There are other otc meds, Tagament, Zantac , Axid Ar these are h2. If you need more info just...

  15. Very Worried About My Well Being!!! Can Anyone Help?
    ... And Hyperventilation Syndrome. I Was Told To Take Zantac 150. I Took It For About A Month And It Did Improve...
    ... chicago to,first off i got Gerd at 22 i 27 now.The Zantac probally wasnt enough,a PPI would do better liuke...
    ... tube into the lungs. The other poster is right, Zantac isn't strong enough. You do need a prescription-grade...

  16. what can i take instead
    ... anything was taking omeprazole but itched non stop,tried zantac same thing happened.Tried over the counter meds same...
    ... itching. I was told that out of all the medicines that Zantac was the one least likely to cause an allergic reaction...

  17. Is this acid reflux or something else?
    ... are acid-reducing pills sold under brandnames like Zantac , Pepcid, etc (medications that have Ranitidine as...
    ... We are always running anymore. I do take a generic zantac for when I get heartburn. I'll have to remember to...

  18. We are having the nissen done in two weeks.
    ... Who Is Going To Have The Nissen... He Has Been On Zantac 3cc's Twice A Day And Prevacid 150mg Once A Day And...
    ... Who Is Going To Have The Nissen... He Has Been On Zantac 3cc's Twice A Day And Prevacid 150mg Once A Day And ... patients, requires 2 doses of a PPI per day. As you know, Zantac is not a PPI - it's an H-2 inhibitor, which isn't...

  19. not sure
    ... a colonoscopy and told her about this. She gave me Zantac to use for a few months. After I got the medication...

  20. Your thoughts
    ... in my mouth. My doctor said to buy over the counter zantac and within a week that was gone and has never come...

  21. went to the docs today and set up a plan
    ... two weeks. If this does not help than add 150mg of zantac . Stay on this for two weeks and if this does not...

  22. anyone taking Prevacid solutab?
    ... the tongue), and suggested the generic version of Zantac (ramitadine) which is OTC. I also asked her about...

  23. Protonix side affects
    ... concern. Now hopefully he will call me back. I took Zantac instead of the second protonix and it gave me gas...

  24. Panic Attack sufferers and GERD
    ... chronic gastritis.. for which I was medicated with Zantac and carafate. I have also had IBS for 30 years...due...

  25. Upper Back Pain With Reflux, So Painful
    ... pump inhibitors but what about the milder things like Zantac ? What happened when you took the PPIs that you can...
    ... with the chest pain. Back in 1990 they tried me on Zantac , and it did nothing. Prilosec caused severe abdominal...

  26. Longterm nexium use and kidney problems
    ... S. when she was 4 weeks old. They prescribed her Zantac . And as you can see all drugs have side effects. ... change her clothes about ten times a day. With the Zantac the vomiting slowed a bit but her reflux was still...

  27. aswander or other nexim users
    ... on Monday. I am curently on protonix and 300 mg of zantac . I feel sick with burning and lump in throat, burning...

  28. Whos feeling worse here on PPI's?
    ... days. That way I am doing it gradually. I do add in Zantac when I need to. These meds have terrible side effects...
    ... other words, very, very gradually. I also took OTC Zantac and Gaviscon for a while and started a low-carb diet...
    ... doses like Seagal suggested-every other day and add in zantac if you need to. Of course, you should have a dr following...

  29. functional Dyspepsia
    ... left arm - were too much and switched to ranitidine ( Zantac ). after a few weeks the tingling in my arms had become...
    ... Could still be in your system. Could also be that the zantac could be causing some side effects too. Definately...

  30. Nissen Fundoplication??????
    ... fundoplication. Still for the time being we are on Zantac to see if the med is going to make the slightest difference...
    ... Yesterday His Dr Put Him On Prevacid And Kept Him On The Zantac . So We Are Going To See How This Does For A Week Then...
    ... YESTERDAY HIS DR PUT HIM ON PREVACID AND KEPT HIM ON THE ZANTAC . SO WE ARE GOING TO SEE HOW THIS DOES FOR A WEEK THEN...
    ... for mild symptoms usually. Pepcid, Axid, Tagamet and Zantac are a little stronger which i remember you mentioned ... him taking the zantac . Ones like prilosec, nexium and protonix decrease...
    ... Right Now They Have Him On Zantac And Prevacid And His Pediatrician Told Me To Give...

  31. acid reflux?
    ... problems. In addition, you might try some generic zantac . -Karen...
    ... foods that seem to cause the burn. 2) Try generic zantac , etc before you go to the purple pill 3) Try malox...

  32. so confused... shouldn't there be tests done?
    ... and stomach irritation tothe point that Rolaids and Zantac are a staple in his diet...the list goes on. Dr....

  33. Getting off of Nexium...having a tough time
    ... Lately I am back on it for the last 6 months after zantac and other meds stopped working. Just as an experiment...

  34. Starting to get annoyed
    ... me on Nexim and try that because the protonix and zantac is not working. Nothing is working. Saying away from...
    ... the stomach and to continue with the protonix and zantac . But it doesn't work. So he said take malox at night...
    ... me on Nexim and try that because the protonix and zantac is not working. Nothing is working. Saying away from...

  35. I'm Back From My Endoscopy
    ... None of these helped my reflux at all. Well the Zantac & zegrid helped a bit, I went off Zegrid 2x a day ... tried 1x a day and it didn't work also had swelling. Zantac 75 1x a day after 2 weeks helped me feel a bit better...

  36. Allergic to PPI's
    ... samples and they started making me itch. PCP put me on Zantac 300 mgs twice a day (600 total). Worked for awhile...

  37. Axid AR? Can't find it
    ... find it anywhere. I have been on Pepcid, Tagamnet, Zantac , Nexium, Prilosec OTC & RX all with side effects. ... of problems? Is anyone else here taking it now? Zantac was the only thing that worked for my reflux but it...

  38. LPR drug interactions
    ... recepotor at the same time, for example Prilosec OTC with Zantac ? Any insight would be appreciated--my battle goes...

  39. Does anyone have symptoms everyday? I can not stand it any more.
    ... makes it worse. I am taking protonix ans 300 MG of zantac . I will be having a scope on Friday. I am afraid of...

  40. Problem with Pepcid
    ... Not doing well with Zantac , I replaced it with Pepcid. I took one 10 mg pill...
    ... Zantac and Pepsid are in a class of drugs called H-2 blockers...

  41. IM going mad with this heart burn
    ... things and nothing has helped, ive tried- gavisgone, zantac , antacids, ompeprazole. AND NOTHING WORKS. The question...
    ... experiencing some horrible bouts with Acid Reflux. I tried Zantac on my own accord after about a month of brutal heartburn ... that appointment though he prescribed me the 150mg zantac (in canada you need a prescription for the higher dose ... it twice a day. Well I realize something's up with Zantac - it works in a very odd way, like it feels like your...

  42. Hot flashes?
    ... that I get this after I have taken rantidine a/k/a Zantac . I searched sites to see if this was a side effect...

  43. PPI: What works, what doesn't?
    ... Drug Therapies that didn't work: The over the counter Zantac didn't work as well as the PPI's. I stopped taking...
    ... is a challenge. tried them all : nexium, prilosec, zantac (when it was still prescription) carafate. have taken...

  44. need some support...first time poster
    ... was found. Dr. says stress. He said that if the zantac does not help then it is the Endo...scope. I have...
    ... was found. Dr. says stress. He said that if the zantac does not help then it is the Endo...scope. I have...

  45. Lprd
    ... the last 6 months. I have seen my MD and tried 300mg Zantac , then protonix, and now i am on Nexium 2x day for...

  46. I am frustrated (sorry, long)
    ... Insurance will cover it. My PCP gave me a prescription for Zantac 150mg and said I could take it before bedtime along...

  47. Diet for GERD
    ... have been taking protonix and Doc just added 300mg of zantac . I just do not know what to do....

  48. Is this gerd or acid indegestion?
    ... worse than the first day. the doctor told me to take zantac , ive taken 4 tablets but still have the heartburn...
    ... so as not to stir up the beast. But along with the Zantac , try the above. See if it helps you. :)...

  49. Prilosec
    ... were the side effects manageable? Taking 75 mg of Zantac right now, but still wake up acidic. Any suggestions...
    ... You can take up to 300 mg of zantac ....
    ... everything else over the counter, even 300 mg of zantac , all of the pepcid, combos of things, nothing works...

  50. Does Gerd and Nasal Drip go hand in hand
    ... issues. I've also been on 2 150 mg Ranitidine (generic zantac ) for acid reflux. In June I decided to quit taking ... minutes after going a long time between meals but a Zantac took care of it. Now I'm on the 10th day and I haven...

  51. Coughing up mucous
    ... okay but the swallowing discomfort never went away, Zantac healed my ulcers but the coughing up mucous never...

  52. Help Lpr And One PPI
    ... that is commonly available OTC under brand names like Zantac and generaic names like Ranitidine. They usually...

  53. Going off PPI because of side effects...
    ... pain this morning from not taking it... I did try zantac 150 at one point and it seemed to help some... so...
    ... the reflux comes back, try an H-2 Blocker instead. Zantac is an H-2, and the same medication is sold genericaly ... as Ranitidine. "Normal dosage" is 75 mg, but Zantac also now sells a 150 mg "extra-strength version"....
    ... stopped too. The pins and needles stayed with me and on Zantac they developed into a painful burning in the arm,...

  54. DGL Vs Orange Peel Extract Vs ACV
    ... in the throat. I would normally have just taken Zantac and maalox and then gone to see the doctor, but I ... If nothing else, it is a cheaper quick fix than Zantac , Pepcid, Maalox, etc. We will see how it goes in...

  55. Really stumped ... does this sound like GERD???
    ... doctor diagnosed pregnancy-induced GERD and prescribed Zantac . The Zantac seemed to clear up the symptoms. I felt ... great after the delivery and stopped taking the Zantac . About a month ago, I started feeling the pressure...

  56. sound like GERD?
    ... me, too. What you might try is to get some OTC zantac or Prilosec and try that and see if it helps you feel...

  57. ENT or Gastro doc??
    ... nexium double dose in the AM and supplementing with zantac if needed prior to bed. (I saw that you recommended ... two weeks, I have gone off the Nexium and am taking zantac 300 mg a day in divided doses. The cough is creeping...

  58. palpitations and Gerd
    ... zegrid, nexium, pepcid, prilosec OTC & RX, tagament, zantac ... Most of which increased my heart palps. I am...

  59. Ok guys, i need ur advice!
    ... over the counter medicine for stomach problems? Like Zantac , Prilosec? When my stomach hurt so much I was reluctant...
    ... I started out with Zantac and was leary also but it actually helped and I didn...

  60. What do you think of this?
    ... have flare ups of it where I could manage to take zantac or very low dose prilosec for a short time (they gave...

  61. had nissen fundoplication one week ago!
    ... . at first I could control it with a few weeks on zantac and then go without for a few weeks zantac,, then...
    ... criteria!! I have been on 60 mg of Prevacid plus 150 Zantac and have had no improvement in my symptoms to date...

  62. Nexium and Gas
    ... a day plus a bunch of maalox daily and , pepcid or zantac sometimes...

  63. Does Anyone still Burn on the Meds?
    ... PPI and if so what do you do or take? Could I take a Zantac at night with the Pepcid in the am? Yes, this is very...

  64. Question from a newbie. Please read!!!
    ... other PPIs are suitable for nursing mothers. I know Zantac is also an option-could you supplement the Prilosec...

  65. Waking up at night on 2 Nexiums??
    ... medications can be added too- reglan, antiemetics, miralax, zantac , or carafate. These things should all be tried in...
    ... should be avoided. Adding an H2 blocker like Zantac at a high dose (read, 300mg several times daily) if...

  66. Does reflux happen out of nowhere and without prior digestion problems??
    ... couldn't take because of side effects, so I switched to Zantac 150 twice a day... I guess my question is... if the ... Zantac is blocking acid, won't it make digestion even more...
    ... couldn't take because of side effects, so I switched to Zantac 150 twice a day... I guess my question is... if the ... Zantac is blocking acid, won't it make digestion even more...

  67. Just diagnosed - can someone help?
    ... and I'm not seeing any great change. I was taking Zantac 75 1x per day, plus Tums if needed, but that wasn ... 't working. Then I switched to Zantac 150 2x a day, which worked for a few days but now...
    ... Usually doctors will at least tell you that if the Zantac (H2 Inhibitors) don't work, they'll switch you to...
    ... trekked into NYC 2x and all he did was have me take OTC Zantac , which was useless. I discovered, after I was diagnosed...

  68. Is taking MAALOX all day/everyday safe?even if it causes diarrhea
    ... case. I'm on 2 Aciphex (swithed from Prilosec), plus Zantac with meals, plus Reglan at bedtime, plus Maalox after...

  69. Are PPI's supposed to help with the burning pain?
    ... doctor on Tuesday. In the meantime, I'm taking OTC Zantac because I had some around. They don't really seem...

  70. Aciphex and Zantac together?
    ... per day. Does anyone know if it would be ok to take Zantac also. Like one in the morning and one at night? ... Possibly, but it didn't work for me. Zantac can reduce the effectiveness of a PPI. You would...

  71. Prilosec and Aciphex
    ... not a big deal. Don't take a PPI with something like Zantac though....
    ... Why can't you take a PPI with Zantac ? Is it the same type of medication....
    ... Why can't you take a PPI with Zantac ? Is it the same type of medication. No it is not ... the same type of medication which is the problem. Zantac is what is called an H2 blocker (so is Tagamet and...
    ... You can take a PPI with zantac . It's things like tums and carafate that you need...

  72. What do I do?
    ... Pepcid gave me a bad bloody nose, so she told me Zantac . Zantac supposedly has the same issues with bleeding...

  73. Diet for GERD
    ... as long as i took my prevacid in the morning and my zantac xtra strength about an hour before drinking im fine...

  74. Throat Pain and Irritation
    ... during the night, many GI's suggest taking 300 mg of zantac before going to sleep. I think you should try this...

  75. stomach pain caused by med???
    ... invented patients did just fine on the OTC meds (pepcid, zantac , etc). He told me to stop the PPI's because they...
    ... invented patients did just fine on the OTC meds (pepcid, zantac , etc). He told me to stop the PPI's because they...


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