Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection 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. Moreover, the drug 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 Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection intake can increase the chances of succumbing to pneumonia. Its symptoms are pain in the chest, fever, coughing up slimy green snort and problems with breathing. Also make sure that you are not allergic to the drug. Make sure it is safe for you to consume Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection, if you suffer from health problems like liver, kidney disease and porphyria. Although the drug does not really harm an unborn child, ensure that you tell your doctor if you are pregnant. The drug does pass into breast build, thus let your doctor know if you are on the drug while breast feeding too.
The drug should be taken according to instructions given by the doctor. Do not change the dosage on your own. Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection 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. The amount of water used to dissolve the tablet depends on the dosage that you take. For instance, if you are taking 25 mg of Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection, dissolve it in 1 teaspoon of water. If you are taking 150 mg of Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection dissolve it in 6-8oz of water. The drug should be continued until the ulcer heals completely. Generally it takes about 8 weeks for an ulcer to properly heal.
Some common side effects of Ranitidine Hcl 50 MG Injection include insomnia, dizziness, headache, tender or swollen breasts in case of men, diarrhea or even constipation and nausea which may be accompanied with vomiting.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.