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Mylanta

OTC
/ 25,207 posts
Other Names: Tums   Maalox   Gaviscon   Rolaids   Calcium

Zantac

OTC
/ 137,584 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 25,207 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 137,584 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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)... 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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What patients are saying about Mylanta vs. Zantac

4,006 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
my OB - it works great (still need mylanta/tums sometimes)....
...had horrible heartburn/reflux and zantac was prescribed by my OB - it works great (still need...
mylanta is fine, I tried Zantac and found it didn't work,...
...mylanta is fine, I tried Zantac and found it didn't work, the only thing ...the pack of mylanta chewables thats dua...
works for me. However, my peri doesn't want his/her...
Mylanta works for me. However, my peri doesn't ...in a couple of days. So, like i said, Mylanta...and I've heard Zantac works wonders...
for after I get it. Zantac is AMAZING for preventing...
...don't do anything for me either, and like you, ...ice cream, milk, and mylanta for after I get it.  Zantac is AMAZING for preventing it.  ...and in combination with mylanta, tum...
if that doesn't help then try Mylanta, and if that doesn't...
...Dr. told me to try things in this order: Tums, if that doesn't help then try Mylanta, and if that doesn't help try Zantac, they are all safe for pregnancy so no worries about that. When I...
sounds like your son well, mylanta then zantac helped him...
...CARO's reminded me .. you know how my son sounds like your son well, mylanta then zantac helped him without a doubt within about 24hrs of starting! He still demanded cluster...
after Mylanta did nothing, which was pretty successful...
...which didn't start until he was about 5 weeks old, and he has an intolerance to cow milk proteins (among other things). He was diagnosed at about 9 weeks and we started Zantac after Mylanta...
take mylanta chewables and they help for immediate relief...
...lot. I also take mylanta chewables and they help for immediate relief. They take better than Tums in my opinion. That's all I have...
times. It's a hit or miss with me though, sometimes it works...
...take Zantac many years ago, I ...resorted to Mylanta at times. It's a hit or miss with me though, sometimes it works, ot...
us, we used 1mL Mylanta 3x a day until then and it helped a...
...He was on Zantac for ...took the Zantac about 2 weeks to work for us, we used 1mL Mylanta 3x a day until then an...
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