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What Is Protonix Used For? - Zegerid Warnings and Precautions

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  • What Is Protonix Used For?
    What is Protonix used for? As explained in this eMedTV article, Protonix is used for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis, and pathological hypersecretory diseases. Protonix reduces the amount of acid in the stomach.
  • What Is Sucralfate Used For?
    As this eMedTV page explains, sucralfate uses mainly involve treating duodenal ulcers and preventing them from recurring. This page examines these and other purposes for the prescription drug, including off-label uses and its use in children.
  • Who Makes Cytotec?
    Cytotec tablets are available in both brand-name and generic forms, and come in two strengths. This eMedTV segment discusses who makes Cytotec products and lists available strengths for the medication. A link to more information is also included.
  • Xantac
    Zantac is a drug that can be used to treat conditions related to the stomach, esophagus, and intestines. This eMedTV article describes Zantac in more detail and explains how it works to reduce acid production. Xantac is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Xantax
    Zantac (available over-the-counter and by prescription) is used to treat ulcers, GERD, and other conditions. This eMedTV page explains how Zantac works and lists side effects that may occur with the drug. Xantax is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Zagerid
    If you have conditions caused by stomach acid, your doctor may prescribe Zegerid. This eMedTV segment further explores this medicine, including information on its possible benefits and side effects. Zagerid is a common misspelling of Zegerid.
  • Zantac
    Zantac is a medication used to treat heartburn, ulcers, GERD, erosive esophagitis, and other conditions. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Zantac, including information about how it works, its strengths, and some of its side effects.
  • Zantac 15 mg
    Young children being treated for GERD, ulcers, or erosive esophagitis generally take Zantac 15 mg syrup. This eMedTV Web page explains what other strengths are available for this drug and offers dosing guidelines for adults.
  • Zantac 150
    Zantac 150 refers to the 150 mg strength of Zantac, a drug used to treat GERD, ulcers, and other conditions. This eMedTV article discusses Zantac 150 in its prescription and non-prescription forms, and covers the drug's uses and side effects.
  • Zantac 150 mg Tablets
    People being treated for GERD usually take prescription Zantac 150 mg tablets twice a day. This eMedTV resource also provides Zantac dosing guidelines for the treatment of ulcers, erosive esophagitis, and pathological hypersecretory conditions.
  • Zantac 25 mg Tablets
    For those with trouble swallowing Zantac, 25 mg tablets are available in a dissolvable form. As this eMedTV Web page explains, Zantac EFFERdose tablets (which also come in a 150-mg strength) should be dissolved in water before being taken.
  • Zantac 300 mg Tablets
    People with duodenal ulcers may take Zantac 300 mg tablets or 150 mg tablets. This page from the eMedTV library also contains dosing guidelines for the treatment of gastric ulcers, erosive esophagitis, GERD, and other conditions.
  • Zantac 75 mg Tablets
    Two strengths are available for over-the-counter Zantac: 75 mg tablets and 150 mg tablets. This eMedTV page also lists the various strengths available for prescription Zantac and offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of GERD and other conditions.
  • Zantac Alternatives
    Several Zantac alternatives are available, including other medications, dietary changes, and surgery. This eMedTV resource explores various Zantac substitutes and lists some of the more common medicines that are used for treating GERD.
  • Zantac and Depression
    There are some rare but possible side effects that may occur with Zantac, and depression is one of them. This eMedTV resource discusses Zantac and depression, including information from clinical trials of the drug.
  • Zantac and Hair Loss
    There are many possible side effects of Zantac, and hair loss, while rare, appears to be one of them. This eMedTV resource discusses Zantac and hair loss, which occurred in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug in clinical trials.
  • Zantac and Weight Gain
    In the case of Zantac, weight gain does not appear to be a side effect of the drug. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses Zantac and weight gain, including information concerning clinical trials of the drug.
  • Zantac Dangers
    For people with acute porphyria, Zantac may cause porphyria attacks. This article on the eMedTV site explores other potential Zantac dangers and explains what side effects of the drug are potentially serious and should be reported to your doctor.
  • Zantac Dosage
    The recommended Zantac dosage for adults with stomach ulcers is usually 150 mg twice a day. This eMedTV Web page discusses Zantac dosing for a variety of conditions, such as duodenal ulcers, GERD, and erosive esophagitis.
  • Zantac Drug Info
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Zantac is a medication used to treat duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and other conditions. This article provides more drug information on Zantac and includes a link to learn more.
  • Zantac Drug Interactions
    When warfarin, triazolam, or ketoconazole is taken with Zantac, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV resource discusses some of the medications that may interact with Zantac, such as atazanavir and itraconazole.
  • Zantac for Babies
    Two different forms of prescription Zantac can be used for babies. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication may be used in babies as young as one month old with ulcers, GERD, or erosive esophagitis.
  • Zantac for Children
    Doctors can recommend prescription Zantac for children and babies as young as one month old. This eMedTV Web page explains what prescription and non-prescription Zantac products are used for and further discusses the use of this drug in children.
  • Zantac for Heartburn
    You can use over-the-counter Zantac for heartburn, acid indigestion, or sour stomach. As this eMedTV page explains, the medicine is also available by prescription to treat GERD, erosive esophagitis, ulcers, and pathological hypersecretory conditions.
  • Zantac Medication for Acid Reflux
    Zantac, a medication for acid reflux, is available both over-the-counter and by prescription. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses other approved Zantac uses and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before using this medication.
  • Zantac Medicine for GERD
    Doctors may prescribe Zantac for GERD, ulcers, or erosive esophagitis. This eMedTV resource also explains what non-prescription Zantac is used for, discusses using the medicine for GERD in children, and describes how it works.
  • Zantac Oral
    Zantac is a drug used to treat GERD, ulcers, and other conditions. As this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, Zantac is available in oral tablets, EFFERdose tablets, and a syrup. The drug is available over-the-counter and by prescription.
  • Zantac OTC
    Prescription Zantac is used for treating GERD, ulcers, and various other conditions. As this eMedTV article explains, there is also a Zantac OTC product available for the treatment of acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach.
  • Zantac Overdose
    People who overdose on Zantac may experience things such as muscle tremors, vomiting, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment discusses other signs and symptoms of a Zantac overdose, as well as treatment options for such an overdose.
  • Zantac Risks
    While most people tolerate Zantac well, there are some possible risks associated with this drug. This eMedTV segment discusses these risks with Zantac, including potentially serious side effects that should be reported to your doctor right away.
  • Zantac Sexual Side Effects
    In studies of Zantac, sexual side effects were reported in a few cases; however, as this eMedTV article explains, these side effects were not more common in people taking Zantac than they were in the general population.
  • Zantac Side Affects
    Side effects of Zantac may include diarrhea, upset stomach, and headache. This eMedTV resource lists some Zantac side effects and provides a link to more detailed information. Zantac side affects is a common misspelling of Zantac side effects.
  • Zantac Side Effects
    Based on clinical studies, common side effects of Zantac include headache and constipation. This eMedTV article discusses more side effects of this drug, including information about rare but serious health problems that may occur while taking it.
  • Zantac Syrup
    Zantac is a drug used to treat conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. As this eMedTV article explains, there are three forms of prescription Zantac (syrup, tablets, and EFFERdose tablets) and two over-the-counter Zantac products.
  • Zantac Tablets
    Zantac is a prescription drug used for treating GERD, ulcers, and other conditions. As this eMedTV page explains, a non-prescription version of the medicine is also available to treat heartburn and indigestion. Zantac comes in tablets and syrup form.
  • Zantac Uses
    Zantac uses include the treatment of conditions such as GERD, ulcers, and erosive esophagus. This eMedTV segment discusses uses of Zantac, including information about certain "off-label" uses of the medication.
  • Zantac Warnings and Precautions
    People with kidney problems usually need a lower-than-normal dose of Zantac. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses other Zantac warnings and precautions to be aware of with the drug, including information about who should not take it.
  • Zantak
    Zantac is a medication that may be used to treat ulcers, heartburn, GERD, and other conditions. This eMedTV segment offers a brief overview of Zantac and provides a link to more detailed information. Zantak is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Zantax
    Zantac is a medicine used to treat heartburn, ulcers, and other conditions. This eMedTV page describes the effects of this drug and lists other Zantac uses (for the prescription and non-prescription versions). Zantax is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Zantec
    Zantac is a drug used for treating certain problems related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This eMedTV resource discusses Zantac, including its specific uses and some of its possible side effects. Zantec is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Zantec for Infants
    Infant Zantac is available with a prescription and can be used to treat babies as young as one month old. This eMedTV page discusses treating infants with Zantac. Zantec for infants is a common variation and misspelling of infant Zantac.
  • Zantex
    Zantac is a prescription drug used to treat GERD, ulcers, and other conditions. As this eMedTV resource explains, a non-prescription form of the drug is also available to treat heartburn and indigestion. Zantex is a common misspelling of Zantac.
  • Zegarid
    If you have certain problems with your stomach, intestines, or esophagus, your doctor may prescribe Zegerid. This eMedTV article further explores this drug, including general dosing tips and side effects. Zegarid is a common misspelling of Zegerid.
  • Zegerid
    Zegerid is commonly prescribed to treat various conditions related to the stomach, esophagus, or intestines. This eMedTV page covers how this drug works and when and how to take it, as well as potential side effects, dosing tips, and safety precautions.
  • Zegerid and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV resource explains, the manufacturer of Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate) does not recommend this drug while breastfeeding. Zegerid may pass through breast milk and pose unknown risks to a nursing infant.
  • Zegerid and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to take Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate). This eMedTV page offers more details on the risks of taking this drug during pregnancy, including the FDA's recommendation and the results of animal studies.
  • Zegerid Dosage
    Zegerid capsules and powder are taken once a day to treat conditions such as gastric or duodenal ulcers. This eMedTV segment offers specific dosing guidelines for treating various conditions with Zegerid, as well as tips for using this drug.
  • Zegerid Doseing
    Your Zegerid dose will depend on various factors, such as other medicines you are taking. This eMedTV page covers some general Zegerid dosing guidelines, as well as some tips for using this drug. Zegerid doseing is a common misspelling of Zegerid dosing.
  • Zegerid Drug Interactions
    Diazepam, iron supplements, and warfarin are just a few of the drugs that can react with Zegerid. This eMedTV Web page describes other possible drug interactions with Zegerid, as well as the potentially dangerous complications these reactions can cause.
  • Zegerid Medication Information
    Zegerid is a prescription drug used to treat conditions related to the stomach, intestines, or esophagus. This eMedTV Web site offers more information on Zegerid, explaining the medication's potential side effects and general safety precautions.
  • Zegerid Overdose
    Vomiting, headaches, and confusion may occur if you take too much Zegerid (omeprazole/sodium bicarbonate). This eMedTV Web article further discusses what to expect from a Zegerid overdose, as well as possible treatment options that are available.
  • Zegerid Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported side effects of Zegerid are headaches and diarrhea. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed list of other potential side effects seen with this drug and explains which reactions require prompt medical care.
  • Zegerid Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Zegerid is prescribed to treat several conditions related to the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This page takes a closer look at what Zegerid is used for, including how this drug works and possible off-label uses.
  • Zegerid Warnings and Precautions
    Before using Zegerid, tell your doctor if you have any health conditions, such as an electrolyte imbalance. This eMedTV Web page discusses other Zegerid warnings and precautions, and explains why this medication may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Zegred
    As this eMedTV resource explains, you may benefit from Zegerid if stomach acid is causing certain conditions involving the stomach, intestines, or esophagus. This page also covers dosing tips and safety concerns. Zegred is a common misspelling of Zegerid.
  • Zegrid
    Zegerid, a prescription drug, is used to treat conditions involving the stomach, intestines, and esophagus. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug, including dosing guidelines and side effects. Zegrid is a common misspelling of Zegerid.
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