Gas X vs Zantac

Gas X
(OTC)
Zantac
(OTC)
Gas X is a gastrointestinal medication.
Zantac is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Burps
4.0
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Burps
2.2
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 19, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
56,645 Discussions
160,980 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Bloating
#2 for Gas Pain
#3 for Burps
#4 for Constipation
#5 for Swelling
#6 for IBS
#7 for Diarrhea
#8 for Farting
Gas X is approved for Gastrointestinal Gas and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Burps
#6 for Ulcers
#7 for Indigestion
#8 for Hives
Zantac is approved for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gas
Weight Gain
2
Dizziness
1
Blood Clots
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Addiction
1
Gallbladder Problems
1
Trauma
1
Menstrual Cramps
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Shaking
1
Zan
Weight Gain
9
Weight Loss
2
Dizziness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Palpitations
1
Pneumonia
1
Muscle Pain
1
PVC's
1
Chest Tightness
1
Thyroid Problems
1
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Gas
Zantac
Zan
Weight Gain
Gas
Zan
2
9
Dizziness
Gas
Zan
1
1
Blood Clots
Gas
Zan
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Gas
Zan
1
0
Addiction
Gas
Zan
1
0
Gallbladder Problems
Gas
Zan
1
0
Trauma
Gas
Zan
1
0
Menstrual Cramps
Gas
Zan
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Gas
Zan
1
1
Shaking
Gas
Zan
1
0
Weight Gain
Zan
Gas
9
2
Weight Loss
Zan
Gas
2
0
Dizziness
Zan
Gas
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Gas
1
1
Palpitations
Zan
Gas
1
0
Pneumonia
Zan
Gas
1
0
Muscle Pain
Zan
Gas
1
0
PVC's
Zan
Gas
1
0
Chest Tightness
Zan
Gas
1
0
Thyroid Problems
Zan
Gas
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Zantac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gas X and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zantac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Capsule: 125 mg, 166 mg
Tablet: 80 mg, 125 mg
Strip: 62.5 mg
Suspension: 50 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 25 mg, 75 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Capsule: 150 mg, 300 mg
Solution: 50 mg/2 mL (25 mg/mL), 25 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL
Syrup: 15 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Simethicone
Ranitidine Hcl, Ranitidine Hcl In 1/2 Normal Saline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gas X and Zantac: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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