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Ranial 150 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Albert David
Medicine composition: Ranitidine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: February 04, 2020

Ranial 150 MG Tablet reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach, effectively treating stomach and intestine ulcers. This medicine belongs to a drug group known as histamine (H2) receptor blocker. Moreover, it also helps control conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome which lead to excessive acid production in the stomach.

Patients need to be aware that intake of this medicine can increase the chances of succumbing to pneumonia. Its symptoms are pain in the chest, fever, coughing up slimy green snot and problems with breathing. Also, make sure that you are not allergic to this medication.

Make sure it is safe for you to consume this medication if you suffer from health problems like liver, kidney disease and porphyria. Although this medication does not really harm an unborn child, ensure that you tell your doctor if you are pregnant.

This medicine does pass into breast build, thus let your doctor know if you are taking this medication while breastfeeding too. It should be taken according to instructions given by the doctor. Do not change the dosage on your own.

This medication is meant for oral consumption and should be swallowed immediately. Do not chew or let the effervescent tablet dissolve after you place it in your mouth. For instance, if you are taking 25 mg of it, dissolve it in 1 teaspoon of water. If you are taking 150 mg of this medicine, it should be dissolved in 6-8oz of water. It should be continued until the ulcer heals completely. Generally, it takes about 8 weeks for an ulcer to properly heal.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

The medication is helpful in treating the given problems:

  • Allergy

    This medication is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to Ranitidine (the primary constituent of Ranial 150 MG Tablet) or any other component of the medicine.
  • Porphyria

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed after an hour of oral or intravenous administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Caution is advised while using this medicine during pregnancy.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Caution is advised while using this medicine during pregnancy.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Patient must consult a doctor before taking this medication in case of liver impairment.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    In case of renal impairment, doctor's consultation is a must before its administration.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ranial 150 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include confusion, fainting, and lightheadedness.
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This medication acts by inhibiting the action of histamine at specific H2 receptors present in the gastric parietal cells. Thus, gastric acid secretion process is inhibited.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Use of this medication is not recommended for use if any symptoms indicating gastrointestinal bleeding exists. Consult your doctor if there is blood in vomit or the stools are bloody or black.

    Porphyria

    This medication should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of acute Porphyria.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine. Contact your doctor if you experience prolonged heartburn or presence of blood in the vomit or stools.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Ketoconazole

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. The use of this medication tends to make Ketoconazole less effective. Inform the doctor if the symptoms do not improve or worsen. Do not discontinue the use of any medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Loperamide

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Dose adjustment and safety monitoring may be needed when both these medicines are taken together. Your doctor may prescribe alternative medicine if your intake of Loperamide is very high or you suffer have a heart condition.

    Metformin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. An adjustment in dose and more frequent monitoring of blood level are advised when these two medicines are taken together.

    Atazanavir

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Your doctor may adjust the dosage of Atazanavir when it is to be consumed along with this medication. Do not stop the usage of any medication without consulting your doctor.

    Dasatinib

    Report the usage of either of the medications to the doctor. It is advised to replace one or both of these medicines with alternates that do not interact. Do not stop the usage of any medication without consulting the doctor.

    Pazopanib

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Use of these two medications together should be avoided. Your doctor may prescribe suitable alternatives in such cases.

Ques: What is Ranial 150 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication belongs to a drug group known as histamine-2 blocker. The drug reduced the amount of acid production in the stomach, effectively treating stomach and intestine ulcers.

Ques: How long do I need to use Ranial 150 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Ranial 150 MG Tablet?

Ans: The drug should be taken according to instructions given by the doctor. Do not change the dosage on your own.

Ques: Should I use Ranial 150 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ranial 150 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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