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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), gastric reflux disease, or '...
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Rolaids vs Zantac

Rolaids
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Other name: Mylanta (Mylanta)
Other name: Ranitidine (Ranitidine)
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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...
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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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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...
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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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so i progressed to zantac 75mg, they seem to work pretty...
" ...i would take tums or rolaids. after a few years they would not work for me. so i progressed to zantac 75mg, they seem to work pretty good for a ...up to the 150 mg zantac which worked for a little... "

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tagamet and zantac, both of which i like better than pepcid...
" ...with what you take. i was told by my OB pepcid ac 2x a day is ...was not so wild about rolaids and said definitely no to tagamet and zantac, both of which i like better than pepcid ac. good luck.... "

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burn,my doc said taking tons of zantac and rolaids means i...
" ...doc put me on pantoloc,its been a miracle drug,i went from excessive amounts of rolaids and zantac to on pantoloc a day,a ...have any heart burn,my doc said taking tons of zantac and rolaids means i was... "

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-Antagonists like Zantac work well also, but it may be...
" For relief after the fact take some Tums or Rolaids H2-Antagonists like Zantac work well also, but it may be too late to take those. If you have heartburn more often then you should consider... "

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 that today which prompted him to think perhaps its an acid problem. If the Nexium... "

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I usually take Zantac...I've been going through a bought of...
" I usually take Zantac...I've been going through a bought of heartburn myself lately. If I just use Rolaids (when I'm out of Zantac), I just have to take them all of the time and it's just not... "

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Zantac. I personally hate milk but they say that helps. I...
" I've 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... "

malox, zantac and nothing seemed to work so my dr put...
" ...same 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... "

pregnant, probably because I stop taking Zantac, although...
" ...It gets worse though when I am pregnant, probably because I stop taking Zantac, although if it gets ...I've tried Tums and Rolaids but neither of these seem to work for me when I'm pregnant, however some... "

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 ...stopped, then he gave me Zantac which didn't really work, then finally Prevacid.... "

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