Ranidine

Ranidine

JPM Brand Name

Ranidine

Generic Name

Ranitidine Hydrochloride

Category

H2-Receptor Antagonists.

Indications

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.