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Zantac: Oral tablet

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Zantac 150mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: Glaxo  |  ZANTAC 150
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Zantac 300mg Tab
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: Glaxo  |  ZANTAC 300
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Zantac 150mg Tab
PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: Glaxo  |  ZANTAC 150
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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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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