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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Zantac 47,596 Gaviscon 31,509 Prevacid 24,499
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Pepcid AC vs Zantac

Pepcid AC
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Zantac
Other name: Pepcid (Pepcid)
Other name: Ranitidine (Ranitidine)
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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...
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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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Burning
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Weight Gain
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Depression
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Diabetes
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Rash
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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...
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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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I was taking Zantac 75 and it didn't do much, so I switched...
" I was taking 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... "

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will work becausae i am in pain again this time around too,...
" ...pain, but this pg i started taking pepcid ac complete the chewables and they worked really well up till now i ...pg o i started zantac otc and it is not working at all so i dont have advice what will... "

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, but OTC Zantac didn't do anything for me. Are there any ot...
" ...in the past. BTW, is Prevacid a prescription med? I've had good luck with Pepcid AC, but OTC Zantac didn't do anything for me. Are there any other... "

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up with the Zantac and have found it works like a charm...
" ...you the gory details. Pepcid AC was approved by my midwife and worked well for me (all the usual home remedies didn't help). I know Zantac is ...fine. Thanks, Karen. :-) I ended up with the Zantac... "

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me taking zantac 150 twice a day such a life saver!! I took...
" ...one. My midwife has me taking zantac 150 twice a day such a life saver!! I took pepcid ac with my dd and... "

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for me before pregnancy so I just chose not to take it....
" ...far it's working well. Zantac never worked for me before pregnancy so I just chose not... "

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worked great for me for a while. I stopped it a few weeks...
" Zantac worked great for me for a while. I ...(I'm 36ish weeks), but I started using Pepcid AC on bad days and that keeps the acid down. I think it's a ...for the acid... "

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helping, to Zantac - it's awesome! I've had three great...
" ...transverse - how uncomfortable that must be! BTW, I just switched from Pepcid AC, which has stopped helping, to Zantac - it's awesome! I've had three great nights of sleep in... "

www.justmommies.com
first trimester and part of the second with no side effects...
" I used Zantac all through 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,... "

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then we went to Zantac. The Zantac worked great. Actually...
" I hear your pain, I have the same ...really bad is the puking from the acid backing up and waking up coughing acid out of your lungs. There is no sucking it up your friend is nuts. Not taking care of... "

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