Indication

Ranitidine tablets are indicated for:
1. Short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer
2. Maintenance therapy for duodenal ulcer
3. The treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions
4. Short-term treatment of active gastric ulcer
5. Maintenance therapy for gastric ulcer
6. Treatment of GERD
7. Treatment of reflux esophagitis
8. Maintenance of healing of erosive esophagitis
9. The treatment of post-operative ulcer and
10. Other conditions where reduction of gastric acidity is beneficial


Dosage & Administration

Disease

Dose

Duration

Peptic ulcer

150 mg twice daily or 300 mg at bedtime

4 to 8 weeks

NSAID associated peptic ulcer

150 mg twice daily or 300 mg at bedtime

8 weeks

Post operative ulcer

150 mg twice daily

4 to 8 weeks

Chronic episodic dyspepsia

 

150 mg twice daily or 300 mg at bedtime

150 mg daily for maintenance

Up to 6 weeks

Gastro-esophageal reflux disease

150 mg twice daily or 300 mg at bedtime

Up to 8 weeks

Zollinger - Ellison syndrom

 

150 mg three times daily,

max. 6 gm/day in divided doses.

As long as clinically

indicated

 

 

 

Children: 2-4 mg/kg twice daily, maximum 300 mg daily.
Renal impairment: It is recommended that the daily dose of Ranitidine in
patients with severe renal impairment should be 150 mg.


Precautions

Ranitidine should be given in reduced dosage to patients with impaired renal and hepatic function. Pregnancy and lactation: Ranitidine crosses the placenta and is excreted in human breast milk. Like other drugs it should only be used during pregnancy and nursing if considered essential.


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