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How Should Ranitidine Be Stored?

Store ranitidine at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your ranitidine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Prescription ranitidine is available in several forms and strengths:
  • Ranitidine 150 mg tablets
  • Ranitidine 300 mg tablets
  • Zantac 25 mg EFFERdose tablets
  • Zantac 150 mg EFFERdose tablets
  • Ranitidine syrup 15 mg per mL (75 mg per teaspoonful).
The drug is also available in an injectable form for use in hospitals.
Over-the-counter ranitidine is available in two strengths:
  • Ranitidine 75 mg
  • Ranitidine 150 mg.

Is Ranitidine Available in Generic Form?

Both brand-name and generic ranitidine is currently licensed for sale (both prescription and over-the-counter). However, not all forms are available as generics.
(Click Generic Ranitidine for more information.)

Ranitidine HCl

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