Ranitidine Hydrochloride Oral Capsule 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ranitidine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule (150mg)

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Ranitidine 150mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 614 GG 614 
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Ranitidine 150mg Cap
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: CD 129 

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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ranitidine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg Capsule

NDC: 007812855
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Multiple Endocrine Adenoma Syndrome, Systemic Mastocytosis, Esophagitis, Gastric Ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, Duodenal Ulcer

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Aspiration Prophylaxis, Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, NSAID-induced Ulcer Prophylaxis, Gastritis, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store in a dry place
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_3765.JPG
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 614 GG 614 
Shape: capsule
Color: brown

Reported Side Effects for Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg Capsule

Weakness Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
6.0-7.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Ranitidine Hydrochloride 150mg Capsule(Ranitidine Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and H2-blockers(Ranitidine Hydrochloride)
Side effects from drinking alcohol-containing drinks may get worse if you take H2-blockers such as cimetidine, famotidine, nizatidine, and ranitidine. Avoid or minimize your intake of alcohol-containing drinks while taking H2-blockers.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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