Ranacid 25mg Injection

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ranacid 25mg Injection

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₹1.19/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Ranacid Injection

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Uses of Ranacid Injection

Ranacid 25mg Injection is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Stomach ulcers and Intestinal ulcers.
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Side effects of Ranacid Injection

Common

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

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How to use Ranacid Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ranacid Injection works

Ranacid 25mg injection lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Ranacid Injection

Expert advice for Ranacid Injection

  • Ranacid is a well tolerated and safe medicine with a very low incidence of side effects.
  • Take Ranacid 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 Ranacid.
  • 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 Ranacid 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ranacid 25mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol use can increase acid secretion, acid reflux in food
pipe causing heartburn and decreasing effect of this drug. Ranacid 25mg Injection can also decrease alcohol breakdown and increase its level in blood.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ranacid 25mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Ranacid 25mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Ranacid 25mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ranacid 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ranacid 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Ranacid 25mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with underlying liver disease. Consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Nevir 200mg Tablet, Nevimune 200mg Tablet, Onabet Powder, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ranitidine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ranacid 25mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Ranitidine

Q. How is Ranacid different from omeprazole?
Both Ranacid and omeprazole lower acid production in the stomach and are used to treat heartburn and stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, Omeprazole is seen to be more effective but has a slow onset of action. On the other hand, Ranacid provides quick relief and is sometimes used with omeprazole to help in relieving acidity for initial few days.
No, Ranacid 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 Ranacid with azithromycin?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with azithromycin. Ranacid may be given with Azithromycin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the disease or other medicines. No drug-drug interactions or any additional harmful effects have been seen compared to when they are used alone.
Yes, Ranacid can cause constipation. It is one of the common side effect seen with the use of Ranacid. Taking high fiber diet and plenty of fluids can help in relieving constipation and can also help in decreasing acidity.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with prednisone?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with prednisone. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with metoprolol?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with metoprolol. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile have been reported compared to when they are used alone.
No, Ranacid is not an antacid. It belongs to the class of H2 blockers (antihistamines) which decrease the amount of acid produced in the stomach while antacids only neutralize the stomach acid by coating the stomach.
Ranacid can help in decreasing the redness of the allergies or hives (urticaria) when used along with antihistaminics like cetirizine by narrowing the blood vessels. However, this is not an approved use of Ranacid and should be used only when advised by a doctor.
Yes, Ranacid does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Ranacid after the expiry date.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with tramadol?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with the tramadol. Ranacid may be given with Tramadol to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the other medicine. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Yes, Ranacid is an antihistaminic drug. It acts on histamine receptors and blocks the action of a chemical messenger histamine which decreases the acid production in the stomach.
Yes, Ranacid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. However, there are some very common side effects that you can experience at the doses advised like nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, and flatulence
No, Ranacid does not contain aluminium. To know the complete list of ingredients of this medicine, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with doxycycline?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with doxycycline. Ranacid may be given with Doxycyclin to lower the stomach acid, which may increase due to stomach irritation caused by the underlying infection or Doxycyclin. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to when they are used alone.
Q. How is Ranacid different from lansoprazole?
Both Ranacid and Lansoprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Lansoprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Which is better Ranacid or cimetidine?
Ranacid is three times more potent than cimetidine which means a much lower dose of Ranacid gives the same effect in treating your acidity as cimetidine. Also, Ranacid does not block the action of testosterone (male hormone) and does not cause some side effects like gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) as seen with cimetidine.
A significant number of patients infected with Helicobacter pylori can have negative test results if they are using Ranacid as it interferes with the urea breath test, which is done to identify H. Pylori infection.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with Rabeprazole?
Yes, Ranacid and Rabeprazole can be taken together. As Rabeprazole show its effect after some days, Ranacid can be taken along with for immediate relief. No drug-drug interactions or change in side effect profile has been reported when they are used together compared to either drug alone.
Q. How is Ranacid different from Rabeprazole?
Both Ranacid and Rabeprazole lower acid production in the stomach. However, they work in different ways and have different effects. Rabeprazole is seen to be more effective in resolving acidity, reflux, and heartburn and rapidly heals stomach and duodenal ulcers. However, the effect of these medicines may vary from patient to patient.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with sertraline?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with sertraline. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Ranacid itself does not cause glaucoma. However, there are some rare reports that Ranacid can increase the intraocular pressure in patients who have glaucoma. Inform your doctor in case you have glaucoma or high intraocular pressure before taking this medicine.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with steroids?
Yes, Ranacid can be taken with steroids. No drug-drug interactions or any change in side effect profile has been reported compared to the effect of the individual drug when used alone.
Q. Can I take Ranacid with famotidine?
Both Ranacid and famotidine lower gastric acid secretion by blocking the H2 receptor in the stomach. It is not advisable to take them together as they have a similar action and use and when used together, there could be an increased risk of side effects.
Yes, Ranacid can be used in the short-term treatment of gastritis. It helps by decreasing the amount of acid released into the stomach and relieving stomach pain and acid reflux.<br>
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