Pepcid AC vs Zantac for GERD

Pepcid AC
Zantac
Other name: Pepcid Pepcid
Other name: Ranitidine Ranitidine
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
4.2
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.9
Concern level
1.3
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Reflux
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Allergy*
Burps*
Ulcers
Indigestion
Hives*
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Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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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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Top Concerns
Pep
Burning
6
Anxiety
4
Headaches
3
Insomnia
3
Chest Pain
3
Weight Gain
3
Back Pain
2
Heart Attack
1
Depression
1
Diabetes
1
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Zan
Weight Gain
9
Burning
4
Insomnia
3
Anxiety
3
Headaches
2
Exhaustion
2
Depression
2
Sleep Disorders
2
Rash
1
Chest Pain
1
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4
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3
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1
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Zan
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2
0
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Zan
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1
0
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About Pepcid AC
Famotidine (International Nonproprietary Name) is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits gastric acid production, and it is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD/GORD). It is co...
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Pepcid AC
About Zantac
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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