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

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108 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Heartburn
4/23/2014 11:09:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My doctor gave me this to try to help with the heartburn I had developed from apparent GERD, while it did help my heartburn at night while I slept, I noticed it caused me to have more heartburn overall and more frequently, if I missed a dose I would get severe heartburn. Until now I only had heartburn while laying down, now I have heartburn all the time. I wanted to have less heartburn, not take ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Heartburn
9/11/2013 9:05:15 AM

Reviewer: T Baby, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this medication for 15 years. It has helped greatly.

Condition: Heartburn
6/1/2013 10:52:06 AM

Reviewer: Gabby, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this medication for about 3 years and it helps me immensely. I take 150 mg twice daily, 30 minutes before meals.

Condition: Heartburn
3/29/2013 3:49:25 PM

Reviewer: nickelbassin, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
after several years I was having sencetive and painful nipples having bean on so manny drugs it had taken my nephrologist a long time to come to realize it was the ranadidine causing it and swiched medication all good now

Condition: Heartburn
2/22/2013 10:03:17 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have taken this for years, literally, since no insurance (come on Medicare) for the "magical purple pill"- it works very well and I start to suffer symptoms by second day of I don't get to the store for more- so it definitely relives symptoms. What amazes me is that it is the main ingredient in the expensive OTC (Prilosec, Zantac etc) and you can buy 200 tablets 150 mg at Walmart for ... Show Full Comment

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