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Heartburn, also known as pyrosis or acid indigestion is a burning sensation in the chest, just behind the Human sternum or...
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Common Heartburn treatments discussed around the web
Zantac 16,906 Gaviscon 15,626 Prilosec 11,049
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Mylanta vs Zantac for Heartburn

Mylanta
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Zantac
Other name: Tums (Tums)
Other name: Ranitidine (Ranitidine)
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Method of use:
Lozenge, Pill
Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
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Mylanta is an over the counter antacid medication used for the treatment of acid reflux, heartburn, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD)...
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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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Mylanta is an over the counter antacid medication used for the treatment of acid reflux, heartburn, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (also known as GERD)...
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About Zantac
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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my OB - it works great (still need mylanta/tums sometimes)....
" ask for ZANTAC ladies!!! I had horrible heartburn/reflux and zantac was prescribed by my OB - it works... "

years ago. I still remember the bottle of Mylanta I kept...
" ...had horrible heartburn with my son three years ago. I still remember the bottle of Mylanta I kept in the fridge for ...wake up in pain. I also started Zantac over the counter which helped tremendously. I... "

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I tried all the mylanta and things and nothing worked. In...
" ...really bad last time, I tried all the mylanta and things and nothing worked. In the end I ...said that you can take Zantac which you buy just ...after I started my heartburn was totally gone. Another thing... "

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best thing... I started on Mylanta, it worked for about 2...
" I had heart burn for 4 months of my pregnancy.. It was the worst thing ever so I feel your pain.. My OB gave me a script for ZANTAC and it was the best thing... I started on Mylanta, it worked for... "

drank mylanta to control mine. Sometimes it worked others...
" ...you on anything? I was on Zantac, ate tums, AND drank mylanta to control mine. Sometimes it worked others... "

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o! Funny enough, I have also found that fruit tingles work...
" ...the Mylanta tabs and zantac are the best. Our bub is nicknamed ...I have eaten so many!! Mylanta liquid made me vomit too! Funny enough, I have also found that fruit tingles work quite well!! My... "

nsane, and mylanta isnt helping anymore, I was told I c...
" ...I suffered this much, my heartburn is going insane, and mylanta isnt helping anymore, I was told I could take Zantac 75 but I don't know if I can take it... "

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they give my a shot of Mylanta (quick relief) and it works...
" Before the hospital I took a Zantac every morning to prevent heartburn because I would have it severe like you described every day. Water has been my craving this pregnancy but it... "

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dr recommended Mylanta, which generally speaking works v...
" ...For the last month, I've slept in nearly a sitting position every night! UGH. My dr recommended Mylanta, which generally speaking works very well for me. ...been enough. I'm now using OTC Zantac... "

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quid mylanta was the only thing that semi helped t...
" ...for any pregnancy. For my first pregnancy, liquid mylanta was the only thing that semi helped the heartburn. My 2nd pregnancy was mostly fluffy, but tums worked. This time the mylanta... "

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