- Treatment and prophylaxis of Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD).
- Treatment and prophylaxis of duodenal ulcer or benign gastric ulcer.
- Treatment and prophylaxis of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)- induced lesions, both ulcers and erosions.
- Prophylaxis of GI hemorrhage from stress ulceration.
- Prevention of Acid Aspiration Syndrome (AAS) in surgical procedures or in obstetrics
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Hypersensitivity to any of the drug component.
Rarely to cause allergies
Dosage and administration:
Gastro-esophageal reflux disease:
- Treatment: 300 mg once daily at bedtime or 150 mg twice daily for 8 weeks. In patients with moderate to severe esophagitis, the dosage of ranitidine may be increased to 150 mg four times daily for up to 12 weeks.
- Maintenance: 150 mg twice daily
Duodenal ulcer or benign gastric ulcer:
- Treatment: 300 mg once daily at bedtime or 150 mg twice daily
- Maintenance: 150 mg once daily at bedtime
- Treatment:150 mg twice daily for 8-12 weeks.
- Prophylaxis:150 mg twice daily may be given concomitantly with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy.
Prophylaxis of hemorrhage from stress ulceration: An oral dose of 150 mg twice daily
Prophylaxis of acid aspiration syndrome: 150 mg the evening prior to anaesthesia induction is recommended
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: 150 mg three times daily
Boxes of 20 tablets