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Brand name: Heartburn Relief Extra Strength (Amcal) TM

Active ingredients: ranitidine

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has a recall notice on this product.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued an alert on ranitidine. For more information and the latest updates, see TGA's alert on ranitidine.

What it is used for

symptomatic relief from heartburn and acid indigestion due to gastro-oesophageal reflux.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

white, oblong, capsule-shaped, film-coated tablet with biconvex faces and a central breakline on one side

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient ranitidine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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