| Arrow-Ranitidine 300
| Ranitidine Hydrochloride
| Arrow Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
What is Arrow-Ranitidine 300?
Arrow-Ranitidine containing the active ingredient ranitidine hydrochloride works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. It belongs to a class of medications known as a H2 receptor antagonist. The medication is used to treat stomach ulcers, a condition where backwards flow of acid causes heartburn and injury of the esophagus known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the condition where the stomach produces too much acid called Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
How is Arrow-Ranitidine 300 used?
Arrow-Ranitidine should be taken orally as directed by a doctor, usually once or twice per day. The tablets should be taken 30 to 60 minutes before a meal to prevent heartburn when eating or drinking foods that can cause heartburn. Contact a doctor for the correct length of treatment and dosage as it will depend on the weight, condition and the patientís response to the therapy. Do not discontinue the treatment without consulting a doctor as it may delay the healing of any ulcers.
Arrow-Ranitidine may cause unwanted side effects such as:
- Mental or mood changes
- Blurred vision
- Stomach pain
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or worsen.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Arrow-Ranitidine 300 is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.