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Famotidine

OTC
/ 2,190 posts
Other Names: Pepcid   Pepcid AC   Heartburn Relief

Ranitidine

OTC
/ 22,527 posts
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,190 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 22,527 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Jim in Colorado
September 1, 2013
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What patients are saying about Famotidine vs. Ranitidine

279 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I was changed from famotidine to ranitidine. Just saying it...
...the local formulary. When 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 chang...
so we prescribe IV famotidine then switch to oral ranitidine
...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...
(ranitidine) works better than famotidine, especially...
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...
home where I worked preferred Ranitidine and Famotidine....
...sure Ranitidine is cheap. Official formulary at the nursing home where I worked preferred Ranitidine...
ranitidine and famotidine and both worked well the side...
...best for you ive taken two different PPIs (pantoprazole and omeprazole) and both worked well and ive taken 2 different H2s, ranitidine and famotidine and both worked well the side effects...
progressing to ppis (which gave me terrible side effects...
...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...
nizatidine or famotidine helps to reduce the amount...
...the upper abdominal pain also starts increasing. also in indigestion it keeps on paining till the digestive system is cleaned away. take Antacids it neutralizes the stomach acid and provides fast...
I started taking Ranitidine after having a rare reaction to...
...Ranitidine after having a rare reaction to ...famotidine which I've now been taking for about 4 months. I'd really prefer to not take anything, so I'm looking forward to trying the deglycyrrhizi...
it on the shelf, just keep looking. Famotidine doesn't work...
...ranitidine is no good. The ...shelf, just keep looking. Famotidine doesn't wor...
per day (to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) with...
...I take 300mg of ranitidine both in the ...both 10mg of famotidine (an H2) and ...as 6,000mg of ranitidine per day (to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome) with no negative side effects.  So... I...
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