Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride)
What is Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) used for?
Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) is an oral histamine-2 blocker used to treat patients suffering from gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD), chronic heartburn, or peptic ulcers. The medication lowers stomach acid production to prevent stomach pain, excess gas, and potential damage to the lining of the stomach. Your doctor may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions for using Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. Most patients are prescribed one tablet to be taken two to four times each day, but your particular directions will be based on your weight, age, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be taken with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach. A meal or snack may be suggested before use if you experience nausea. Never crush, split, or chew the tablets before use to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride)?
The use of Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) may lead to side effects in some patients such as:
Serious side effects possibly requiring emergency medical attention are fever, flu symptoms, sensitive skin, easier bruising, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, darkened urine, discoloured stools, or jaundice. Inform your doctor as soon as you experience any worrying or intense symptoms to make sure the correct alterations are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) should not be administered to patients with hereditory blood disorders. Also inform your doctor if you have reduced kidney function as this condition may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your treatment.
Strictly use Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Arrow-Ranitidine (Ranitidine Hydrochloride) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.