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Brand name: Ranitidine (Apo) TM
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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
DUODENAL ULCER: Short-term treatment of proven duodenal ulcer, maintenance treatment to reduce the risk of relapse in duodenal ulcer. GASTRIC ULCER: Short-term treatment of proven gastric ulcer, maintenance treatment for periods up to one year to reduce the risk of relapse in patients with documented healing of benign gastric ulcer. REFLUX OESOPHAGITIS: Short-term symptomatic treatment of reflux oesophagitis unresponsive to conservative antireflux measures and simple drug therapies such as antacids. Maintenance treatment to reduce risk of relapse of reflux oesophagitis. SCLERODERMA OESOPHAGITIS: Treatment of scleroderma oesophagitis. ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME: Treatment of gastrinoma (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome).
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.
White to off white, capsule-shaped, biconvex film-coated tablets. Scored on one side and engraved "RAN 300" on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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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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