ranitidine

Adult
Uses
  • dyspepsia
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Drug interactions
  • warfarin, procainamide, triazolam, midazolam, glipizide, antivirals, ketoconazole
Cautions
  • caution in elderly, hepatic, renal insufficiency
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • headache
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal discomfort/pain
  • rash
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
150mg; 150-300mg every 12 hours
Monitoring
  • prostate specific antigen (PSA)
  • electrolytes
  • hematocrit
  • hemoglobin
  • liver function tests
  • testosterone total level
  • free androgen index
Source of Suggestion