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Rolaids

OTC
/ 10,784 posts
Other Names: Tums   Calcium   Mylanta   Maalox   Gaviscon

Zantac

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/ 131,103 posts
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 10,784 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 131,103 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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By LindaB
February 6, 2014
LindaB wrote
Zantac and irregular heartbeat
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What patients are saying about Rolaids vs. Zantac

745 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
brand of Zantac 150 and it is working wonders for me....
...I bought Target's brand of Zantac 150 and it is working wonders for me. I ...a day instead of 10 rolaids or so. You can take...
least a Rolaids or two with an energy/granola bar it helps...
...stomach = ulcer. I've also found that if I take an Acid Reducer (Zantac, Prevacid, etc.) or at least a Rolaids or two with an...
heartburn. you should take tums or rolaids, they work much...
...though. zantac isn't good if you already have heartburn. you should take tums...
the 3rd trimester. I took Zantac 150mg twice a day for 3...
I had BAD heartburn with DD in the 3rd trimester. I took Zantac 150mg twice a day for ...I still had to take some chewy Rolaids 2-3 times a day in...
days ago I started taking zantac and life is much better....
I have had terrible heartburn. A few days ago I started taking zantac and life is much better. ...) I was taking Tums, but they started ...me). Then I was taking Rolaids and they work, for about...
over an evening, where generally 1 zantac works for me all...
...upset stomach from them. Take a zantac or pepcid before you party, ...should fix you right up. Rolaids or Tums are OK in ...evening, where generally 1 zantac works f...
Pepcid and Zantac have also been helpful to me. And...
switch back and forth from Tums to Rolaids. If yu take one too ...lose it's effect. Pepcid and Zantac have also been helpful to me. And my...
day (plus Tums or Rolaids) weren't helping at all so my OB...
The Zantac 150's twice a day (plus Tums or Rolaids) weren't helping at all so my OB switched me to omeprazole which is Prilosec. It's been sooooo much better!! Still have some...
using Tums and Rolaids, that helped for a little while in...
I was sick all through my first pregnancy I started out using Tums and Rolaids, that helped for a little while in the end Zantac was my savior. Im sick again this time around...
allowed to take Pepcid and Zantac. Hope that helps!...
I don't know about rolaids but I take Tums. They were on my list of acceptable meds ...I know that some of the Tums do. I'm also allowed to take Pepcid and Zantac. Hope that helps!...
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