Review: Zantac 150 and Gaviscon
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zantac 150 and Gaviscon. It is created by eHealthMe based on 558 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 5, 2014: 558 people who reported to have interactions when taking Zantac 150, Gaviscon are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Zantac 150 (ranitidine hydrochloride)
- Gaviscon (aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Zantac 150, Gaviscon:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||223|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||172|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||171|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||126|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||106|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Zantac 150, Gaviscon:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)||8|
|Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)||8|
|Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)||8|
|Interstitial Lung Disease||4|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||4|
|Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
- Crohn's disease
- Acute lymphocytic leukaemia
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin sodium injection
- Magnesium hydroxide tab
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Zantac 150 (ranitidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gaviscon (aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Zantac 150 is used in:
- Gaviscon is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Zantac 150 alternatives:
- Gaviscon alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Need some help, i missed a week of pantalock and took zantack 150 mgs for a week then i went back on the panalock and sill my stomake is feeling off.
Small question I did not take my birth control for the month of February then I had a very upset stomach all week during my period and did not have the panalock for a week so I took zantack for a week then came back to pantalock at 40mg but my stomach is still feeling off a little is it because I sw ...
- I have bile reflux. can i take questran the same day as i take gaviscon?
I have struggles with this since march,2013. I had my g.b. removed apr 30, 2013. A scope in June show my pyloric valve wide open allowing bile to reflux giving me much uncomfortable to say the least. The dr would like me to take questran twice daily for 1 month to give the valve a chance to heal. ...
- Cause of a symptom possibly be due to interaction between spironolactone and seroquel?
Am Transgender, MtF, 20 years post operative, major Depressive lifelong, and rage, both inherited from birth mother, suicidal at times, un-named sleep disorder since teens Had started Spironolactone in around April of this year due to sudden breastmass loss, and then more recently, Seroquel for sle ...
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