Ranitidine Tablets, Antacid indigestion relief, 12.

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Ranitidine Tablets are an antacid treatment for indigestion and heartburn.

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Product Description

What are Ranitidine Tablets used for ?

Ranitidine Tablets are an antacid treatment for indigestion and heartburn.

How do you use Ranitidine?

Swallow one tablet whole with water as soon as symptoms appear.

What is indigestion?

The symptoms of indigestion include heartburn, a burning feeling in the chest, usually after eating. Next, you might feel full or bloated. Finally, belching and farting or bringing up food can indicate indigestion.

Additionally, feeling sick is another common symptom of indigestion.

Use vitamins and supplements to help during times of illness.

See our full indigestion range.

Raed about indigestion on the NHS web site

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
The following side effects may happen with this medicine.
Stop taking Ranitidine Tablets and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the
following serious side effects, you may need urgent medical treatment:
• allergic reactions, the signs may include:
-rash, itching or hives on the skin.
-swelling of your face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body.
-chest pain, shortness of breath, wheezing or having trouble breathing.
-unexplained fever and feeling faint, especially when standing up.
• kidney problems that may cause changes in the amount and colour of water you pass which
can lead to back pain, fever, pain when passing urine, blood in the urine and changes in blood
tests.
• severe stomach pain, this may be a sign of something called ‘pancreatitis’.
• a slow or irregular heartbeat.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
• stomach pain
• constipation
 feeling sick (nausea)
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people)
 skin rash
Rare side effects that may show up in blood tests:
 increase of serum creatinine in the blood (kidney function test).
 changes to liver function.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you notice any of the following:
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
• there can be changes in the level of certain substances in your blood. This can lead to you
feeling unusually tired or short of breath and being more likely to bruise or get an infection.
 feeling depressed, confused, seeing or hearing unexplained things (hallucinations).
 headache (sometimes severe)
 diarrhoea
 feeling dizzy or having blurred vision
• your joints or muscles are painful or swollen or you cannot control their movement.
• Heart problems (slow or irregular heart rhythm)
• your small blood vessels can become swollen (known as ‘vasculitis’). Signs of this can
include: a rash, swollen joints or kidney problems.
• your liver can become swollen. This can lead to: nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting (being
sick), loss of appetite or generally feeling unwell, itching, fever, yellowing of the skin and
eyes or dark coloured urine.
• flushing or marks on your skin that look like targets.
• unexplained hair loss.
 impotence.
• breast tenderness and/or breast enlargement.
• breast discharge.
• inflammation of the pancreas(which may cause severe stomach pain)

Further Information

Click here For the patient information leaflet