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    Dyspepsia in Pregnancy Conditions

    Omeprazole needs to be taken regularly to be effective. Ranitidine is another medicine that can be used instead of omeprazole. This medicine works by reducing the amount of acid that the...

    Gastritis Conditions

    If treatment with antacid medicine is not enough then a medicine called an H2 blocker (such as ranitidine ) may be used. H2 blockers work in a different way on the cells that line the stom...

    Childhood Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Conditions

    H2 blockers (eg, ranitidine ) and proton pump inhibitors (eg, omeprazole ) are medicines that work by reducing the actual amount of acid produced in the stomach. , reflux oesophagitis gastr...

    Indigestion (Dyspepsia) Conditions

    H2-receptor antagonists include: cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine and ranitidine . There are several brands in each group. Reducing acid in the stomach can help in many cases of d...

    H2 Blockers Conditions

    They include  cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine and ranitidine , and have various different brand names. How do H2 blockers work? Your stomach normally produces acid to he...

    Acid Reflux and Oesophagitis Conditions

    H2 blockers include cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine  and ranitidine . In general, a PPI is used first, as these medicines tend to work better than H2 blockers. , indigestion ...

    Duodenal Ulcer Conditions

    They include  cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine and ranitidine , and come in various brand names. As the amount of acid is greatly reduced, the ulcer usually heals. , duodenal ulc...

    Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer) Conditions

    They include cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine and ranitidine  and they come in various brand names. As the amount of acid is greatly reduced, the ulcer usually heals. , stomach ...

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    Non-ulcer Dyspepsia (Functional Dyspepsia) Conditions

    H2-receptor antagonists include  cimetidine , famotidine , nizatidine and ranitidine . There are several brands in each group. If medication helps, further courses may be advised ...

    Peptic Ulcer Disease Professional

    More than 90% of gastric or duodenal ulcers heal with eight weeks of standard-dose H 2 -receptor antagonists - eg, ranitidine 150 mg twice a day if the NSAID is discontinued. [ 14 ] However, ...

    Dyspepsia Professional

    indigestion dyspepsia reflux oesophagitis gastro-oesophageal reflux disease acid reflux oesophageal reflux peptic ulcer peptic inflammation and ulcer disease omeprazole famotidine ranitidine ...

    Medicines to Keep at Home Conditions

    You can also buy more powerful medicines which reduce acid in the stomach - for example, ranitidine and esomeprazole . If you need to use antacids on a regular basis, you should see you...

    Mendelson's Syndrome Professional

    It is effective at elevating gastric pH but not at reducing gastric volume. [ 4 , 11 ] H2 inhibitors: a Cochrane review supported the use of H2 inhibitors such as ranitidine or cimetidin...

    Emergency Contraception Conditions

    Some medications taken for indigestion or heartburn (such as antacids , omeprazole or ranitidine ). Also, ulipristal acetate may interfere with the action of other contraceptive pil...

    Hiatus Hernia Conditions

    If these do not suit you, other pills such as ranitidine or antacids may be used. You may need to take these for many years. Some people find they can take them as needed rather than ever...

    Chronic Persistent Cough in Adults Conditions

    If you have reflux, you might be given anti-reflux medicines such as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or ranitidine . If you have congestion in your nose, you may be given a steroid nasal sp...

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    Hiccups (Hiccoughs) Conditions

    For stomach problems such as acid reflux or a stretched (distended) stomach: anti-acid medicines (various types, such as omeprazole or ranitidine ) or medicines which help the stomach to...

    Symptoms, Causes and Diagnosis Treatment and Complications

    Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care Professional

    IV hydration should be commenced or, if the patient is at home, 1000-1500 ml of saline can be given subcutaneously. Ranitidine should be used to reduce volume of gastric secretions. Comple...

    Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Conditions

    Some medicines used to treat allergies or stomach ulcers, such as chlorphenamine , cimetidine and ranitidine . Medication used during a general anaesthetic. Who develops acute an...

    Common Problems in Pregnancy Professional

    Acid suppressant medication such as ranitidine or omeprazole may be considered if symptoms are severe and not controlled with antacids.