Zantac 75 mg Tablets

Zantac® (ranitidine hydrochloride) is a medication often prescribed for treating GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and various other conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. A non-prescription version of the drug is also available to treat heartburn, indigestion, and sour stomach.
Prescription Zantac comes in several 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).
For the treatment of GERD, stomach ulcers, or pathological hypersecretory conditions, the recommended Zantac dosage is 150 mg twice daily. The usual recommended dose for treating erosive esophagitis is 150 mg four times a day. For treating a duodenal ulcer, the dose healthcare providers often recommend is Zantac 150 mg twice daily or 300 mg once daily in the evening.
(Click Zantac Dosage for more information about Zantac 75 mg tablets and to find out how dosing works for children.)


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