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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ranitidine HCl Oral.

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Condition: Heartburn
5/11/2011 8:39:04 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
real good exxperience except i read where this medication might lead to erectile problems.

Condition: Heartburn
1/8/2011 3:38:35 PM

Reviewer: phillyfireman, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my son who has autism was prescibed the medicaton 150mg x2 a day after years he has developed tics and involitary facial movements and tightning of his mouth and jaw hes been on it for 4years now we just swicthed to the newer meds

Condition: Heartburn
12/28/2010 3:35:25 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was prescribed the 300 version of this, but found it to be much more unpleasant than the 150 OTC version. I had no side effects with the 150 version, but am having constipation with the 300mg. I thought drinking a lot of water with the pill would help this but a) it doesn't seem to and b) you are supposed to take this before bed, but I don't want to drink 10oz ov water before I go to b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Heartburn
12/18/2010 1:09:34 AM

Reviewer: none, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on 300 mg a day of Ranitidine, for severe GERD. I've had trouble with side effects, including constipation, inflammation of the Pancreas,depressed mood, stomach infection attributed by my MD to decrease in good bacteria in my stomach due to this drug,and sudden, extreme sleepiness. For this reason, I stopped taking it, and concentrated on other means of controlling it, such as impr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Heartburn
10/4/2010 6:43:59 PM

Reviewer: RR, Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
fecal material seems to harden and feces become difficult to pass and form fecal balls and must "strain" to pass. have taken continuously for a couple of year. This is an 83 year old female (my wife)who has a marginally healthy immune system very susceptable to exposure to respiratory enviornment that deviates from the norm. as long as we remain "at home" she O.K.--- go to a ... Show Full Comment

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