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How effective is Zantac 150 for Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

Summary: 275 Zantac 150 users have rated its effectiveness for Acid reflux.

Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5

This is a review of how effective Zantac 150 (ranitidine hydrochloride) is for Acid reflux and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Zantac 150

Zantac 150 has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 3,899 Zantac 150 users)

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Prilosec Otc. (latest reports from 19,207 Acid Reflux patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 275 people are studied for taking Zantac 150 in Acid reflux




Zantac 150 effectiveness for Acid reflux


Long term Zantac 150 effectiveness for Acid reflux

Zantac 150 effectiveness for Acid reflux (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall658998428
Long term
(1+ years)
112484321

Gender of people who take Zantac 150 for Acid reflux * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux62.55%37.45%

Age of people who take Zantac 150 for Acid reflux * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.36%0.00%1.82%15.64%22.55%21.45%19.27%18.91%

Who find Zantac 150 more effective for Acid reflux?

Gender of people who find Zantac 150 more effective * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux65.18%34.82%

Age of people who find Zantac 150 more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%1.79%15.18%23.21%18.75%21.43%19.64%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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    I quit taking it and felt much better within 2-3 days.
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  • After 5 days on Ranitidine I had 6 really severe nose bleeds in 2 weeks had 3 cauterisations but another bleed today I also have cramp in my legs and pain in my kidneys. I was on Lansorazole for 14 years and could eat anything, but they have been stopped due to fear of fractures.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.

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    Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:

    I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.

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