Also known as Pylorid, Zantac, Raciran, Tritec, Rantec, Zaedoc, Taladine, Wal-Zan, Deprizine, and Rx-Act Heartburn Relief
Ranitidine is a histamine H2-receptor antagonist that inhibits stomach acid production. It is commonly used in treatment of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Ranitidine is also used alongside fexofenadine and other antihistamines for the treatment of skin conditions such as hives. Ranitidine is also known to give false positives for methamphetamine on drug tests.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $9.24 for an average of 28 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed ranitidine to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), gastritis, infant spitting up, and poisoning due to antimicrobial drugs.