0.00

Zantac

Zantac is a medication that is used for treating and preventing stomach ulcers. It reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It may also be used for a variety of other related conditions.

Zantac 300 mg (Normal Dosage)

60 pills
35.82
0.60 per pill
SAVE 0.00
90 pills
40.82
0.45 per pill
SAVE 12.91

Zantac 150 mg (Low Dosage)

90 pills
35.40
0.39 per pill
SAVE 0.00
How it works

Zantac is a medication that is used for treating and preventing stomach ulcers. It reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It may also be used for a variety of other related conditions.

Guidelines for Usage

Follow the dosage instructions provided by your doctor or as mentioned in the instruction booklet/product label.

Always use only as prescribed. Never exceed the dosage.

Some doctors may prescribe another antacid with it.

Doctors recommend that you swallow the whole tablet/capsules with a glass of water unless it is specified that it can be broken or chewed.

NOTE: Use only if prescribed to you and intended for your use. Do not share with others.

Missed Dose

It is common for people to forget their dosage times and miss doses.

Do not panic if you have missed a dose.

Instead, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Do not double up or take more than what the doctor has prescribed.

How and where do i store Zantac

The medicine label contains detailed instructions regarding safe storage of the medication. Most medicines are best stored at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Some medications may require to be refrigerated. Please check the product label.

Keep it away from the reach of children. Ensure that it is not exposed to direct sunlight or moisture.

Ask your pharmacist about safely disposing off medication that is past expiry date.


Overdose Information

If you accidentally consume more medication than what was prescribed, then contact an emergency healthcare center immediately. An overdose with Zantac may have certain adverse side effects like abnormal manner of walking, low blood pressure, fast heartbeat, restlessness and vomiting.
Safety Information/ Warning Precautions

Discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider before you start using any new medication.

Ensure that you mention the following:

• Any prior serious ailment, lifestyle disease or surgery
• All the prescription drugs, OTC health supplements, herbal supplements that you are using currently
• Your alcohol intake and whether you smoke or not
• Any history of a known allergic reaction to prescription drugs or food
• If you have kidney or liver disease.

This will allow your healthcare provider to prescribe the apt dosage of the medication for you.

To be avoided

You must avoid using Zantac

• If it you are allergic to any ingredient in it or if you are allergic to any ingredient in Zantac; you have a history of porphyria (a blood disease).

Using Alcohol

Zantac is known to cause drowsiness or dizziness. Your vision may be blurred and your judgement affected if you consume alcohol with this medication. So, avoid using alcohol while using the drug.

These effects may also get aggravated due to hot weather or fever or severe exercise. So, be cautious when you stand up after a long time from a sitting or lying position. If you feel giddy then lie down immediately and seek medical help.

Additional Information

Zantac can affect the results of certain laboratory tests like urine protein tests. So ensure that your lab technician knows that you are using this disease.

Doctors recommend taking liver function and other tests while you are using Zantac. Please ensure that you do not miss out on any laboratory tests.

Information for Pregnant Women

The Drug is categorized under FDA pregnancy category

Discuss the potential risks with your healthcare provider before using the medication. Certain medications may be found in breast milk so speak to your child’s doctor to rule out any possibilities of risk.
Side Effects

Report the following side effects to your doctor only if they become bothersome or do not stop on their own

• Constipation; diarrhea; headache; nausea; stomach upset.

The following side effects require immediate medical attention. So report these to your doctor immediately.

• Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); confusion; dark urine; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; severe or persistent headache or stomach pain; unusual bruising or bleeding; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
Copyright 2017. Delhi Express Pharmacy All Rights Reserved.