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Composition FOR HISTAC 300mg tablet

Ranitidine(300mg)

food interaction for HISTAC tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Histac 300mg tablet at a fixed time.
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Histac 300mg tablet can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
UNSAFE
Histac 300mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Histac 300mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR HISTAC 300mg tablet

    Ranitidine(300mg)

    Histac tablet uses

    Histac 300mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

    How histac tablet works

    Histac 300mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

    Common side effects of histac tablet

    Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Muscle pain.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR HISTAC 300MG TABLET

    Patients taking HISTAC 300MG TABLET

    • 88%
      Once A Day
    • 12%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR HISTAC tablet

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    Expert advice FOR HISTAC tablet

    • Ranitidine is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
    • Take Ranitidine before going to bed if you are taking this medicine once a day as it is very effective in controlling stomach acid released in the midnight.
    • If you are also taking an antacid, take it two hours before or after taking Ranitidine.
    • Avoid taking soft drinks, citrus fruits like orange and lemon, which can irritate the stomach and increase acid secretion.
    • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking Ranitidine for two weeks or 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problems.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.

    Frequently asked questions FOR HISTAC 300mg tablet

    Ranitidine

    Q. How is ranitidine different from omeprazole?
    Both ranitidine and omeprazole lower the acid production in your stomach but they belong to the different group of drugs. Studies have shown that omeprazole is more effective than ranitidine in treating heartburn and in rapid healing of duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary upon individual response.
    Q. Is ranitidine an over the counter (OTC) drug?
    No, Ranitidine is not available as an over-the-counter product. It is a prescription medicine and is available only when prescribed by a physician.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine with azithromycin?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with azithromycin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
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    Q. Is ranitidine gluten free?
    Yes, ranitidine is a synthetic drug and free from any source that can contain gluten. Please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
    Q. Does ranitidine cause constipation?
    Yes, ranitidine can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effects.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine with prednisone?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
    Q. Can I take Ranitidine with metoprolol?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with metoprolol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
    Q. Is ranitidine an antacid?
    No, ranitidine is not an antacid as it does not neutralize the acids of the stomach rather it works by decreasing the production of the acid.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine for the treatment of hives?
    Ranitidine can be used along with antihistaminics like cetirizine for the treatment of hives as it narrows the blood vessels and can reduce the redness of the hives.
    Q. Does ranitidine expire?
    Yes, ranitidine does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine with PPIs like pantoprazole/ omeprazole/ Esomeprazole?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like pantoprazole/ omeprazole/ Esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine with tramadol?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with the tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
    Q. Is ranitidine an antihistaminic drug?
    Yes, ranitidine is an antihistaminic drug and it acts by blocking the action of a chemical messenger histamine (acts on H2 receptors) and hence decreasing the acid production in the stomach.
    Q. Is ranitidine safe?
    Yes. Ranitidine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
    Q. How long can I take ranitidine for?
    Your doctor will prescribe the dose and will tell you, how long ranitidine can be taken. It is a safe drug and usually prescribed for 4-6 weeks for the healing of active gastric ulcers and 6-12 weeks for the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
    Q. Does ranitidine contain aluminum?
    No, ranitidine itself does not contain aluminium.
    Q. Can I take ranitidine with doxycycline?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with doxycycline. No drug-drug interactions have been seen.
    Q. Q. How is Ranitidine different from rabeprazole?
    Both Ranitidine and rabeprazole lower the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Rabeprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers and also prevents ulcers formation in patients who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
    Q. Can I take Ranitidine with fexofenadine?
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    Q. Q. Is Ranitidine better than omeprazole?
    Ranitidine is an H2 blocker and Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Both lowers the amount of acid in your stomach, treats heartburn, and heals ulcers. Studies have shown that omeprazole is more effective than Ranitidine in resolving heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), rapid healing of ulcers and prevent ulcers in patients who use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). However, the effect of these medicines may vary upon individual response.
    Q. Can I take Ranitidine with famotidine?
    Both Ranitidine and famotidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. They are not used together as they have a similar action and use and when used together, there could be an increased risk of side effects.
    Q. Which is better Ranitidine or cimetidine?
    Ranitidine is three times more potent than cimetidine which means a much lower dose of Ranitidine gives the same effect in treating your acidity as cimetidine. Also, Ranitidine does not block the action of testosterone and other side effects as seen with cimetidine.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)