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Ranitidine Canada


Buy Ranitidine Online


Description


Ranitidine, based on the the active substance of the same name, aims at a reduction of the gastric juices amount caused by stretching of the stomach by food loads, as well as the action of certain hormones and biogenic stimulants, for example histamine, gastrin, acetylcholine, caffeine and pentagastrin. In the US the preparation is available by prescription only; in the US the drug is mostly available by Sivem Pharmaceuticals and Mylan Pharmaceuticals. The ingredient has been first mentioned in the FDA registry in 1975, since then a number of ‘new formulation’ records has been added.

When using Ranitidine enhanced protective mechanisms of gastric mucosa is provided, decreasing the amount of HCl in the gastric juice, while not substantially suppressing the ‘liver’ enzymes and not altering the production of mucus. Ranitidine application promotes healing of mucosal damage that is associated with exposure to HCl. The healing effect of the drug is achieved due to increased formation of gastric mucus. The therapeutic dose of Ranitidine, according to the instructions, equals 150 mg, consumed each 8-12 hours to suppress gastric acid secretion.


Recommendations


Ranitidine is released in the following dosage form:

• Tablets containing 0.15 and 0.3 g of active substance, 10, 20, 30 or 100 units per pack;

• Solution for injection, in 2 ml ampoules.


Precautions and Contraindications

The medication should not be applied in the following cases:

• during pregnancy;

• in case of hypersensitivity to any substances of the drug;

• during lactation;

• The age of 14 years and less.

Ranitidine is prescribed with caution in those patients with violations of renal excretory function.


How to take the preparation

Ranitidine is prescribed for adults at 0.15g dosage two times per day or with one intake (0.3 g) once before bedtime. The duration of treatment typically not 2 months.

Using the drug for the prevention of relapse of peptic ulcer appoint one tablet of Ranitidine (0.15 g) is taken orally at bedtime during up to 12 months (in this case regular endoscopic control is required).

In the case of Zollinger-Ellison disease the medication is appointed at 0.15 g dosage three times a day, but if necessary, the daily dose is increased to 2-3 tablets. To prevent bleeding and stress ulceration, Ranitidine is used in intravenous or intramuscular injection of 0.05-0.1g every 6-8 hours. When using Ranitidine in children aged 14-18 years, the drug is prescribed twice a day at 0.15g dosage. In renal failure with a creatinine level of 3.3 mg/100 ml ranitidine administered at the rate of 0.075 g twice a day.