JPM Brand Name


Generic Name

Ranitidine Hydrochloride


H2-Receptor Antagonists.


Prophylaxis and short-term treatment of duodenal ulcer.

Short-term treatment of active benign gastric ulcer.

Treatment of pathologic gastric hypersecretions associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and systemic mastocytosis.

Treatment of acute gastroesophageal reflux disease, which may or may not cause erosive or ulcerative esophagitis.

Symptomatic relief of heartburn.

The following conditions where reduction of gastric secretion and acid output is desirable: the prophylaxis of gastrointestinal haemorrhage from stress ulceration in seriously ill patients, the prophylaxis of recurrent haemorrhage in patients with bleeding peptic ulcers and before general anaesthesia in patients considered to be at risk of acid aspiration (Mendelson's syndrome), particularly obstetric patients during labour.