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MONORIN 150 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MONORIN

Ranitidine(150mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Monorin 150 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Monorin 150 mg tablet can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
UNSAFE
Monorin 150 mg 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
Monorin 150 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MONORIN

    Ranitidine(150mg)

    Uses

    Monorin 150 mg tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

    How it works

    Monorin 150 mg tablet lowers the acid production in the stomach.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MONORIN

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      Rs. 0.70/tablet
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      Rs. 0.72/tablet
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      Rs. 21.74
      pay 12% more per tablet
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      (2 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 1.93/tablet
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      Rs. 3.86
      pay 197% more per tablet
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      (30 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 0.70/tablet
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      Rs. 20.96
      pay 8% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR MONORIN

    • 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 MONORIN

    Ranitidine

    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.

    Is ranitidine better than omeprazole?
    Ranitidine and omeprazole are two different drugs with similar uses but different mechanisms of action and so cannot be compared.

    Q.

    Is ranitidine an over the counter (OTC) drug?
    No, ranitidine is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs.

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    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 azithromycin?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with azithromycin. 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 same as PPIs like omeprazole/ esomeprazole/ pantoprazole?
    No, ranitidine and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) like omeprazole/ esomeprazole/ pantoprazole are two different class of drugs with similar uses but a different mechanism of action. PPIs act by blocking the proton pumps in the stomach, unlike ranitidine which blocks the action of histamine.

    Q.

    Is ranitidine safe?
    Yes. Ranitidine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.

    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.

    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 cause constipation?
    Yes, ranitidine can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effects.

    Q.

    Does ranitidine contain aluminum?
    No, ranitidine itself does not contain aluminium.

    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 doxycycline?
    Yes, ranitidine can be taken with doxycycline. 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.

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