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Synonyms for ranitidine

a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux

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There are two types of acid reducers: "H2-blockers" and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).
These functions included prevention of premature degradation of substances such as enzymes, acid reducers, and probiotics by stomach acid; reduce stomach upset from iron and laxatives; minimize the aftertaste from fish oil and garlic; and produce soft gelatin capsules (i.e., "softgeis") that may be easier to swallow or contain solubilized drugs and oils (e.g., ibuprofen, fish oil).
difficile infection and some commonly used drugs, particularly acid reducers that treat heartburn, indigestion, and stomach ulcers in millions of people.
Combining an acid reducer and lifestyle changes often help people with more frequent GERD symptoms.
This year Ohm introduced the popular acid reducer Ranitidine 75 mg and 150 mg to its roster of gastrointestinal products.
In 2012 Ohm added to this portfolio with the popular acid reducer Ranitidine 75 mg and 150 mg.
Regular Strength Zantac 75 is a nonprescription acid reducer, with 75 mg of the acid-reducer ranitidine available for the relief and prevention of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach, according to the company.
While heartburn symptoms have disappeared, low-acid liquids that leak into the esophagus after taking an acid reducer irritate it in an even more dangerous way, doctors say.
Added to this portfolio in 2012 is Ranitidine 75 mg and 150 mg, also a popular acid reducer.
Johnson & Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals' Pepcid Complete, for example, is said to be the first and only heartburn reliever to combine an antacid and an acid reducer in a single chewable tablet, giving users the dual benefits of quick heartburn relief and long-lasting protection against recurrence.
In the gastrointestinal arena Ohm has established respectable market presence with its Ranitidine 75 mg, a popular acid reducer, as well as Simethicone soft gels, which are indicated for gas relief.
For digestive health the company is best known as the marketer of the acid reducer Zantac 75 as well as Rolaids antacid tablets.
Pepcid Complete has attracted customer trial by combining antacids with the acid reducer fanotidine, which decreases production of new acid by the stomach.
The new Pepcid product complements Pepcid AC, introduced into the heartburn remedy category in 1965 as the first acid reducer (H2 antagonist) to become available in nonprescription form.
marketing the product under the Lamisil AT label; cimetidine suspension, an acid reducer, was transferred to O-T-C status, with SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare making the product under the Tagamet HB 200 name; and Novartis' nicotine replacement transdermal patch (Habitrol) made the switch to nonprescription status.