ACID REDUCER 150mg x 8
What is an Acid Reducer?
Acid reducer (Ranitidine) is a medication used to reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach. It is used in the treatment of stomach and intestinal ulcers, and also to prevent them from resurfacing after they have healed. It is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and relieve symptoms such as heartburn and pain.
What are some Brand Names for Acid Reducers?
Common brand names for Acid Reducers are Zantac, Zantac 150 Maximum Strength and Zantac 75. The generic name for Acid Reducers is Ranitidine or Cimetidine.
How does Acid Reducer work?
Acid reducers belong to a class of drugs known as H2 blockers. These medications work by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach secretes.
What is Acid reducer used for?
The most common uses of Acid Reducer includes:
- treatment of stomach ulcers caused by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs);
- reduction of stomach gas;
- prevention of bleeding caused by stress ulcers;
- prevention of recurrence in healed ulcers.
How to use Acid Reducer?
Take your recommended dose of Acid Reducer with a glass of water. Swallow the tablets whole. Do not chew, break or crush.
Side Effects of Acid Reducer
Some of the side effects of Acid Reducer includes:
- Abdominal pain
- Hypersensitivity reaction
How many mg of Acid Reducers can I take?
Consult a doctor or read the product package to determine your acid reducer dosage.
Is it bad to take too much Acid Reducer?
Most acid reducers contain high levels of calcium. Taking Acid Reducers in excess or over a prolonged period of time can cause an overdose of calcium in your body.
Acid Reducer Warnings
Consult your doctor before using Acid Reducers if you:
- Are allergic to ranitidine or other acid reducers
- Have kidney disease
- Have had heartburn for more than three months, as this may be a symptom of a more serious condition.
- Have chest pain or heartburn accompanied with wheezing
- Are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Acid Reducer Price
Acid Reducer is available for purchase on Drugstore.ng, the largest online pharmacy in Nigeria.