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Drug Interactions

Ranitidine can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Ranitidine for more information).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Ranitidine?

Before taking this drug, let your healthcare provider know if you have:
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Acute porphyria
  • Phenylketonuria.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Ranitidine for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much ranitidine may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Changes in walking pattern
  • Muscle tremors or shakiness
  • Vomiting
  • Rapid breathing.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Zantac Overdose for more information.)

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