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(Reflux oesophagitis)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Common Reflux treatments discussed around the web
Zantac 45,776 Gaviscon 29,412 Prevacid 23,634
688,061 conversations around the web about Reflux to help you make a decision
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Famotidine
VS.
Ranitidine
Other name: Pepcid (Pepcid)
Other name: Zantac (Zantac)
4 / 10
Satisfaction
6 / 10
Satisfaction
2,466
Discussions around the web
Discussions
29,355
Discussions around the web
Discussions
Taken for:
by discussions around the web
GERD
Heartburn
Reflux
Peptic Ulcer
Indigestion
Burp
Stomach Ulcers
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Taken for:
by discussions around the web
Reflux
GERD
Heartburn
Allergies*
Colic
Ulcers
Burp*
Indigestion
* Off label
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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Ranitidine ( trade name Zantac) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production. It is commonly used in treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Ranitidine is also used along...
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Top Concerns
Fam
Dizzy
3
Burning
3
Weight Gain
2
Drowsy
2
Rash
2
Depression
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Withdrawal
1
Diabetes
1
Sedation
1
Top Concerns
Ran
Weight Gain
9
Burning
3
Depression
2
Rash
1
Eczema
1
Not Sleeping
1
Dizzy
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Drowsy
1
Restless
1
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Ranitidine
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Dizzy
Fam
Ran
3
1
Burning
Fam
Ran
3
3
Weight Gain
Fam
Ran
2
9
Drowsy
Fam
Ran
2
1
Rash
Fam
Ran
2
1
Depression
Fam
Ran
2
2
High Blood Pressure
Fam
Ran
2
0
Withdrawal
Fam
Ran
1
0
Diabetes
Fam
Ran
1
0
Sedation
Fam
Ran
1
0
Weight Gain
Ran
Fam
9
2
Burning
Ran
Fam
3
3
Depression
Ran
Fam
2
2
Rash
Ran
Fam
1
2
Eczema
Ran
Fam
1
0
Not Sleeping
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Fam
1
0
Dizzy
Ran
Fam
1
3
Lack Of Sleep
Ran
Fam
1
0
Drowsy
Ran
Fam
1
2
Restless
Ran
Fam
1
0
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About Famotidine
Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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About Ranitidine
Ranitidine ( trade name Zantac) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production. It is commonly used in treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Ranitidine is also used along...
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We found 325 discussions
Post from
www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...I moved I was changed from famotidine to ranitidine. Just saying it didn't work wasn't enough, I had ...and if I hadn't already been on simvastatin I'd have been changed... "

Post from
www.imminst.org
" I think Zantac (ranitidine) works better than famotidine, especially at night. The OTC dosages were too low for me, and likely will be for you. I used to take... "

" ...your pregnancy. Some hospitals have one or the other on formulary, so that may be why one had been prescribed over the other. At mine, currently, there is still a shortage of IV ranitidine, for... "

" ...famotidine for mine, both are generic brands and work really good!... "

" ...with any H2 blockers? Ranitidine used to do the trick for me...I am once again going to try Cimetidine, Famotidine and Ranitidine as long as I... "

" ...effects will last. Also like other people mentioned you should take either famotidine or ranitidine for short term relief, tums can also ...important that you take the omeprazole everyday for 14... "

" ...for me in controlling my gerd! after over 10 years of ranitidine, famotidine, and then progressing to ppis (which gave me terrible side effects that made me feel... "

" ...(ranitidine) are in the same class of drugs. As I mentioned earlier, they are preg category B, meaning it has been studied in 2nd & 3rd trimesters with no fetal risks. Unless you have hypersensitiv... "

" ...tried magnesium for a month before, with no results, but I was persuaded to trial magnesium citrate and ...improving. Mine responds well to famotidine (H2 blocker) but not to ranitidine (anothe... "

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www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...came up against when we moved, they don't prescribe famotidine here only ranitidine and when I was changed over saying it didn't work wasn't enough to get changed back, I had to claim that it gave ... "

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