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Rolaids

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Zantac

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 10,835 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 139,171 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rolaids is a brand of antacid produced by McNeil Laboratories, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. The brand was acquired from Pfizer Consumer Healthcare as part of a merger in 2006. It was invented by United States chemistry Irvine W. Grote in the late 1... 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 Rolaids vs. Zantac

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I chewed up 4 or 5 Rolaids and it gave me some relief...
...night, at my son's, I had a painful attack. I chewed up 4 or 5 Rolaids and it gave me some relief. I told the doc ...problem. If the Nexium cause worse pain, I may stick with Rolaids or Zanta...
I usually take Zantac...I've been going through a bought of...
...use Rolaids (when I'm out of Zantac), I just have to take them all of the time and it's just not effective. My ex-boyfriend had me drink baking soda in water...boy that tasted gross, so I just...
Zantac. I personally hate milk but they say that helps. I...
...had horrible heartburn with both pregnancies (especially the twins) and all they would ever let me take is tums, rolaids and Zantac. I personally hate milk but they say that helps. I usually get...
malox, zantac and nothing seemed to work so my dr put...
...problem, I tried tums, rolaids, gas-x, malox, zantac and nothing seemed to work so my dr put me on prevacid that works but only if I am able to take it when I feel the heartburn coming on or...
me Zantac which didn't really work, then finally Prevacid....
...past year, took maalox, rolaids, etc. at first, then doc prescribed some Acidphex(?) that worked well but gave me ...then he gave me Zantac which didn't really work, then finally Prevacid....
list. I use Rolaids without any problems. I think the...
...limits to us..... Rolaids: Rolaids (Pfizer) (vp=9-16-04) Rolaids Soft chews in ...gluten-free. All other Rolaids products are gluten-free, ...I use Rolaids without any problems. I...
doctor said you can take zantac but of course im scared to...
...me. Tums/rolaids ... [snip!] ... helps with me. Tums/rolaids never really did anything for me. (Or at least they didn't work for more than, like, 5 minutes)” My doctor said you can take zantac...
Force!!!! UGHHHHHHH! I take Zantac 75 daily to keep this...
...UGHHHHHHH! I take Zantac 75 daily to keep this terrible indigestion away...however for the past 3 days I have had it SO BAD, it wakes me up, it burns all day.....I even take rolaids or tums ontop o...
as well, plus rolaids for immediate relief. Also try eating...
...zantac as well, plus rolaids for immediate relief. Also try eating small...
work. Finally started on Zantac but eventually prescribed...
...I have had Gerd for 6-10 ...for which I ate Rolaids by the rolls at work. Finally started on Zantac but eventually prescribed Proton Pump Inhibitor, Prilosec. I use the Prilosec twice daily,...
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