Results for: Ranitidine

In Chemistry

Is Ranitidine a buffer?

Answer . Ranitidine (note spelling) is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It also treats conditions in which the stomach produces too much aci ( Full Answer )
In Medication and Drugs

What is ranitidine used for?

Ranitidine, the generic name for Zantac, is a H2 histamine blocker used for the prevention and treatment of GastroEsophageal Reflux disease (GERD) or Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD ( Full Answer )
In Health

Is ranitidine an antacid?

Ranitidine is an anti acid, used for people with gastroparesis or stomach ulcer, also used for acid reflux patience. If by antacid you mean the tablets people chew to neutr ( Full Answer )
In Medication and Drugs

What is ranitidine use for?

It is a drug used to prevent acid indigestion (and/or stomach ulcers). It inhibits the production of stomach acid. (Sometimes it is used prophylactically; if you have just bee ( Full Answer )
In Health

Can you crush ranitidine?

I don't suggest crushing or chewing Ranitidine (Zantac) it will not make them work any faster. If it's the effervescent tablets follow the instructions below. The 25mg Za ( Full Answer )
In Heartburn

Substitute for ranitidine for better ED?

Hmmm, ranitidine is used to control stomach acid. If by ED you mean erectile dysfunction, I don't see the connection.
In Uncategorized

How does ranitidine work?

Ranitidine acts in the stomach to decrease the production of stomach acid. It works by blocking histamine H2 receptors that are found on the cells in the stomach lining. A nat ( Full Answer )
In Medication and Drugs

Is ranitidine an anticholinergic?

This information is from the informahealthcare.com website: Ranitidine versus Anticholinergic/Antacid for Duodenal Ulcer 1985, Vol. 20, No. 6 , Pages 701-705. 1 Dept. of ( Full Answer )
In Medication and Drugs

Is ranitidine a narcotic?

Ranitidine is a histamine H 2 -receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production. It is commonly used in treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal r ( Full Answer )
In Medication and Drugs

What do you take ranitidine for?

I take it for extreme itching all over my body and they cant figure out why. This med helps totally and when i dont take it, in less than 48 hours, all the itching is back.