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Rantac Ampoule Of 2ml Injection

Rantac Ampoule Of 2ml Injection

By J B CHEMICALS AND PHARMACEUTICALS
2ml Injection in Ampoule
5.12*
MRP 6.02
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Rantac 50 MG Description

Rantac injection is used to treat stomach-related problems, especially acid reflux. It has anti-acid reflux actions. It is used to treat stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and ot

her acidity related disorders like heartburn, chest discomfort and indigestion. It a proton pump inhibitor and blocks the proton pumps in the stomach wall responsible for the production of acid. Rantac injection works best when taken on an empty stomach. You should tell your doctor about your medical history if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take or might take.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹5.12
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ContainsRanitidine(50.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsPain, redness or swelling at the injection site, headache, diarrhea
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Rantac 50 MG

Rantac injection is prescribed to treat ulcers in the stomach or intestine. For Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour in the pancreas, which causes an oversecretion of stomach acids). Treatment of G...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Rantac 50 MG

  • If allergic to pantoprazole or other proton pump inhibitors.
  • If you are on antiviral medicines like rilpivirine, atazanavir.
  • If you are on medicines that modify the immune system (methotrexate).
  • If you are suffering from or suspected of stomach cancer.
  • If you have a family history of stomach cancer. If you are on medications for HIV or ...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Rantac 50 MG

  • Pain, redness or swelling at the site of injection.
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence
  • Joint pain
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rantac 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the use of Rantac inj during pregnancy. Hence, it is recommended not to use the same unless it is prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine passes into the breastmilk. Hence, medical approval is required before breastfeeding a child.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken this medicine?
A:
While the medicine has a negligible effect while driving, it is best to avoid doing so if you have experienced any sort of giddiness, disorientation or compromised vision.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
Despite not interacting with this injection in any manner, alcohol does increase the level of acidity in the body. Hence, it should be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergies after taking this medicine or have a skin reaction after taking similar medicines.
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis), your doctor may advise you to take a Vitamin D supplement while taking this medicine.
  • You are taking an anti-HIV medicine such as atazanavir or painkillers such as aspirin.
  • You have a Vitamin B12 deficiency as Rantac injection can reduce the absorption of Vitamin B12 when used for a long term, inform your doctor.
  • You are supposed to do a blood test (Chromogranin A). This medicine may alter the results.
  • Long-term use of this tablet can lead to diarrhoea and malabsorption. Hence, it is to be taken cautiously and as per the doctor’s advice.
  • You have liver-related problems, especially in the case of increased liver enzymes, the treatment should be stopped.
  • Rantac injection is not recommended for children below the age of 12 years.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rantac 50 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in Rantac injection is pantoprazole. This inibits the secretion of acid by binding to the receptors of the proton pump in the stomach. As a result of this, the production of aci...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rantac 50 MG

  • The dosage and frequency of Rantac inj to be taken are best prescribed by the doctor.
  • This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Rantac 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medications for cancer and fungal infections have been known to cause reactions in the body. Therefore, proper medical clearance is required before taking Rantac injection .
  • Medication for HIV can also react with Rantac injection and due caution must be exercised.
  • There can also be reactions from medication that can cause thinning or thickening of the blood.

Interactions with food items

While there are no real dietary restrictions when taking Rantac injection , it is important to minimise acidity-causing foods like chocolate, caffeine, tea and cola. These items tend to reduce the eff...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rantac 50 MG

  • Rantac injection should be kept out of the reach of children.
  • Store it in a cool, dry place.
  • Do not freeze.
dosage

Dosage of Rantac 50 MG

Overdose

As Rantac inj is given by nurse or doctor, so it is very rare that you may take an overdose. If you experience symptoms such as nausea, headache, a dry mouth, drowsiness, confusion, flushing, fast hea...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Rantac inj will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse immedi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How is this injection administered?

A: Rantac injection is injected by the doctor in the hip muscles or the arm.

Q: How long is the usual course of medication?

A: While the duration for which Rantac injection is prescribed varies from person to person based on their condition, it usually starts showing its effect almost immediately.

Q: What information is important to share with the doctor before taking the medicine?

A: It is important to share all medical history, including any family history of cancer, HIV or liver-related ailments since medication for any of these has been known to react with the medicine.

Q: Will this injection make me feel sleepy?

A: No, Rantac injection will not make you feel sleepy. It may sometimes make you feel dizzy.

Q: Does Rantac injection cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain is not a commonly reported side-effect of Rantac injection . In case you experience sudden weight gain, you are advised to inform your doctor about the same.

Q: How long does it take Rantac injection to work?

A: Rantac injection usually starts showing its effect within 15 minutes after its administration.

Q: Is Rantac and ranitidine same?

A: Yes, Rantac injection contains ranitidine as its active component.

Q: How does Rantac injection work?

A: The active ingredient in Rantac injection is pantoprazole. This inhibits the secretion of acid by binding to the receptors of the proton pump in the stomach. As a result of this, the production of acids in the stomach reduces, curing acidity and its associated symptoms.

Q: When should I take Rantac injection?

  • The dosage and frequency of this medicine to be taken are best prescribed by the doctor.
  • This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
Product Details
Brand
RANTAC
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 30 Aug 2022 | 05:25 PM (IST)
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