Gelusil vs Zantac

Gelusil
(OTC)
Zantac
(OTC)
Gelusil is an antacid.
Zantac is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Reflux
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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Not Available
October 19, 1984
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
557 Discussions
160,928 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Heartburn
#3 for Reflux
#4 for Indigestion
#5 for Peptic Ulcer
#6 for Hiatal Hernia
Gelusil is approved for GERD, Heartburn, Gastrointestinal Gas, Reflux and Indigestion and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
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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Gel
Gastritis
10
Burning
9
Sinus Infections
5
Cough
4
Fever
4
Asthma
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Itching
1
UTI
1
Fatty Liver
1
Zan
Weight Gain
5
Weight Loss
1
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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Gelusil
Gel
Zantac
Zan
Gastritis
Gel
Zan
10
0
Burning
Gel
Zan
9
0
Sinus Infections
Gel
Zan
5
0
Cough
Gel
Zan
4
0
Fever
Gel
Zan
4
0
Asthma
Gel
Zan
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Gel
Zan
2
0
Itching
Gel
Zan
1
0
UTI
Gel
Zan
1
0
Fatty Liver
Gel
Zan
1
0
Weight Gain
Zan
Gel
5
0
Weight Loss
Zan
Gel
1
0
Dizziness
Zan
Gel
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Gel
1
0
Palpitations
Zan
Gel
1
0
Pneumonia
Zan
Gel
1
0
Muscle Pain
Zan
Gel
1
0
PVC's
Zan
Gel
1
0
Chest Tightness
Zan
Gel
1
0
Thyroid Problems
Zan
Gel
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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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.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Zantac and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Magnesium Hydroxide/Aluminum Hydroxide/Simethicone , Magnesium Trisilicate/Aluminum Hydroxide
Ranitidine Hcl, Ranitidine Hcl In 1/2 Normal Saline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gelusil 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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