Review: Zantac 150 and Gaviscon drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Zantac 150 and Gaviscon. It is created by eHealthMe based on 558 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Zantac 150 (latest outcomes from 3,854 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Gaviscon (latest outcomes from 3,410 users) has active ingredients of aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Mar, 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)||110|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||65|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||47|
|Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||45|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||38|
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|
|Interstitial Lung Disease||2|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||1|
|Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* 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?):
- By Ruth: 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. ...
- By ArwenWolf: 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 ...
- By lorenzo: Will my medications interact
I am on methadone for pain and klonopin for anxiety. I started getting sharp pains right below my ribs and my doctor gave me zantac for it and I want to make sure that it's ok to be taking this combo of drugs because my doctor is always giving me medications that interact with the methadone or klono ...
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Anne the Aussie: Polyuria associated with zantac
I was prescribed Zantac 150mg before breakfast and before dinner. After two days, I felt tired and had polyuria (by weight change 650 mL). I had kidney pain so drank water with a tiny bit of salt. Felt very nauseous, but more water helped. Continued to sip water til kidney pain eased. Have discontin ...
- By Pinky: Pregnancy 7months negative reaction to gaviscon
Took 1 dose of gaviscon after having suspected heartburn (7months pregnant) quickly suffered painful cramp then dizzy symptoms, nausea, sweaty fever, & doubled over in cramps & very faint. Recovered by sleeping & wait for digest the gaviscon
- By Tonya2247: I got pneumonia while taking topamax, obvious correlation
I do not take all the medicines above all the time but I am using an implanted pump giving me less than 2mg of dilaudid per day, 75 mg effexor daily and usually buspar. Dr prescribed topamax within 4 days I was hospitalized with Pneumonia, stayed a week came home a week had a clear chest x ray and ...
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