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Pepcid AC

OTC
/ 5,720 posts
Other Names: Pepcid   Famotidine

Zantac

OTC
/ 137,509 posts
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 5,720 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 137,509 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 Stephanie Cerra
July 6, 2014
Stephanie Cerra wrote
Seizures following Zantac
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February 6, 2014
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Zantac and irregular heartbeat
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January 30, 2014
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Anti acids and PPI have an impact on my blood sugar levels
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What patients are saying about Pepcid AC + Zantac + GERD

112 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
worked great for me for a while. I stopped it a few weeks...
Zantac worked great for me for a while. I ...using Pepcid AC on bad days and that keeps the acid down. I think it's a good idea to add something for the...
she took her last pill of zantac 150 and she feels great...
...have my first bout of heartburn/acid reflux. i have been taking pepcid ac since friday it has helped but ...said she feels fine. today she took her last pill of zantac 150 and she feels great so...
zantac. It has been so much better and it really helps. I...
...to take the pepcid AC and it helped me for a while. Then once it got to the really burning down your throat ...perscription strength zantac. It has been so much better and it really helps. I ...
will work becausae i am in pain again this time around too,...
...started taking pepcid ac complete the chewables and they worked really ...zantac otc and it is not working at all so i dont have advice what will work becausae i am in pain again this time aroun...
well. Is it okay to take zantac or pepcid ac? I took a...
...I have acid reflux and one of the bandsters told me aloe vera juice and prilosec work well. Is it okay to take zantac or pepcid ac? I took a pepcid ac last night and I feel so much better today....
or after an attack i take zantac it helps or pepcid ac hope...
...do suffer from acid reflux also and ...after an attack i take zantac it helps or pepcid...
me taking zantac 150 twice a day such a life saver!! I took...
...My midwife has me taking zantac 150 twice a day such a life saver!! I took pepcid ac with my dd and it...
for me before pregnancy so I just chose not to take it....
...it's working well. Zantac never worked for me before pregnancy so I just chose not t...
I was taking Zantac 75 and it didn't do much, so I switched...
...Zantac 75 and it didn't do much, so I switched to Pepcid AC which only worked for about a week.  So my OB wrote me an Rx for a protein pump...
first trimester and part of the second with no side effects...
...the first trimester and part of the second with no side effects. It worked well until my heartburn/reflux just was too much. Now I take the extra-strength Pepcid AC (20mg, 2x/day) and it...
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