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Ranitidine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

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Ranitidine 150mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 614 GG 614 
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Ranitidine 300mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 615 GG 615 
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Ranitidine 150mg Cap
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: CD 129 
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Ranitidine 300mg Cap
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: CD 130 
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Ranitidine 150mg Cap
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: CD 129 
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Ranitidine 300mg Cap
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: CD 130 
How This Drug Works
Antihistamines, H2
H2-blockers are antihistamines that relieve stomach indigestion by preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors and reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.
"Histamine H2&#45;receptor antagonists, also known as H2&#45;blockers, are drugs that relieve stomach indigestion. <br><br> Histamine aids in digestion and is triggered when food enters the digestive tract. When histamine activates H2 receptors, acidic juices are made that break down food in the stomach.<br><br> Preventing histamine from stimulating H2 receptors reduces acidic juice made in the stomach to relieve and&#47;or prevent heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. "
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Ranitidine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule

What is this medicine?

RANITIDINE (ra NYE te deen) is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux.

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ranitidine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
64.85%
35.15%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
1.75%
9.83%
29.69%
58.73%
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