|| Arrow-Ranitidine 150
|| Ranitidine Hydrochloride
|| Arrow Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
What is Arrow-Ranitidine 150?
Arrow-Ranitidine containing the active ingredient ranitidine hydrochloride is known as a H2 receptor antagonist type of medication. It works by reducing the amount of acid that is produced in the stomach. The medication is used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) a condition where backwards flow of acid causes heartburn and injury of the esophagus as well as stomach ulcers.
How is Arrow-Ranitidine 150 used?
Arrow-Ranitidine is usually taken orally once or twice per day or as directed by a doctor. To prevent heartburn, the tablets should be taken 30 to 60 minutes before eating or drinking foods that cause heartburn. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís weight, condition and their response to the medication. Do not stop the medication without consulting a doctor as it may delay the healing of the ulcer.
Patients using Arrow-Ranitidine may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
- Blurred vision
- Mental or mood changes
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 150 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.