Zantac 150 mg Tablets

Zantac® (ranitidine hydrochloride) is a prescription medicine used to treat conditions related to the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. A non-prescription version of the drug is approved for treating indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach.
 
Prescription Zantac is available in several different forms and strengths, including:
 
  • Zantac 150 mg tablets
  • Zantac 300 mg tablets
  • Zantac 25 mg EFFERdose® tablets
  • Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose tablets
  • Zantac syrup 15 mg per mL (75 mg per teaspoonful).
     
Over-the-counter Zantac is available in two strengths:
 
  • Zantac 75 mg tablets (Zantac 75 Acid Reducer)
  • Zantac 150 mg tablets (Maximum Strength Zantac 150 Acid Reducer).
     
When treating a duodenal or stomach ulcer, the usual Zantac dosage is 150 mg twice daily. After the ulcer has healed, the dose to prevent it from returning is typically 150 mg once daily at bedtime.
 
For the treatment of GERD or pathological hypersecretory conditions, the recommended dose is Zantac 150 mg twice a day.
 
The dose used to treat erosive esophagitis is typically 150 mg four times a day. Once healed, the dose for preventing it from returning is typically 150 mg twice daily.
 
(Click Zantac Dosage for more dosing information for this medication, including guidelines for young children and babies.)
 

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