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ULTAC 25MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR ULTAC

Ranitidine(25 mg)

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ultac 25mg injection at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ultac 25mg injection.
SAFE
Ultac 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Ultac 25mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ULTAC

    Ranitidine(25 mg)

    Uses

    Ultac 25mg injection is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers

    How it works

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

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ULTAC

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    • ACILOC 25MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 3.11/ML of injection
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      Rs. 6.22
      pay 100% more per ML of injection
    • R LOC 25MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 22.33/ML of injection
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      Rs. 44.66
      pay 1336% more per ML of injection
    • RANILINK 25 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 1.61/ML of injection
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      Rs. 3.22
      pay 4% more per ML of injection
    • RANIPEP 25MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Wockhardt Ltd
      Rs. 1.70/ML of injection
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      Rs. 3.40
      pay 9% more per ML of injection
    • NICOTAC 25 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 1.19/ML of injection
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      Rs. 2.38
      save 23% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR ULTAC

    • The Ranitidine can be taken with or without food.
    • Ranitidine is very effective in controlling stomach acid release in the midnight, so it is better to take Ranitidine before going to bed.
    • Take Ranitidine for the entire prescribed duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better
      If you are taking an antacid, take it 2 hours before or after the Ranitidine.
    • Avoid drinking soft drinks, citrus products like orange and lemon, which irritate the stomach.
    • Quit smoking or at least do not smoke after taking the medicine, as it tends to decrease the effect of Ranitidine by increasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
    • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking the Ranitidine, as it increases the blood alcohol level.
    • Some laboratory tests may be affected by Ranitidine. Notify your doctor that you are taking this medicine before you have any tests for skin allergies or tests to determine how much acid your stomach produces.
    • Patients with kidney disease may need to take a lower dose.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ULTAC

    Ranitidine

    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 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 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.

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

    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.

    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.

    Can I take ranitidine for heartburn?
    Yes, ranitidine can be used for preventing heartburn and acid indigestion and should preferably be taken 30-60 minutes before taking food.

    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.

    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 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.

    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 nay medicine.

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

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)