Zantac vs Zegerid

Zantac
(OTC)
Zegerid
(Rx)
Zantac is a peptic ulcer medication.
Zegerid is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Reflux
2.7
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Reflux
5.0
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 19, 1984
June 15, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
160,997 Discussions
4,955 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
Zegerid is prescribed for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Zeg
Gastritis
4
Burps
4
Anxiety
4
Burning
4
Chest Pain
4
Weight Gain
3
Bloating
3
Headaches
3
Weight Loss
2
Irritability
2
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Zantac
Zan
Zegerid
Zeg
Weight Gain
Zan
Zeg
9
3
Weight Loss
Zan
Zeg
2
2
Dizziness
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Palpitations
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Pneumonia
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Muscle Pain
Zan
Zeg
1
0
PVC's
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Chest Tightness
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Thyroid Problems
Zan
Zeg
1
0
Gastritis
Zeg
Zan
4
0
Burps
Zeg
Zan
4
0
Anxiety
Zeg
Zan
4
0
Burning
Zeg
Zan
4
0
Chest Pain
Zeg
Zan
4
0
Weight Gain
Zeg
Zan
3
9
Bloating
Zeg
Zan
3
0
Headaches
Zeg
Zan
3
0
Weight Loss
Zeg
Zan
2
2
Irritability
Zeg
Zan
2
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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B Category B
Before taking Zantac during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Not Available
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Zantac and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zegerid and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Pill
Dosages
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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
Capsule: 20 mg-1.1 gram, 40 mg-1.1 gram
Packet: 20-1680 mg, 40-1680 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ranitidine Hcl , Ranitidine Hcl In 1/2 Normal Saline
Omeprazole/Sodium Bicarbonate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Zantac and Zegerid: 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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