Zinetac 150 Mg
USA Brand Name
Zinetac-150 is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store. It comes in the form of tablets in strength of 150 mg. Zinetac-150 contains Ranitidine Hydrochloride as an active ingredient in the strength of 150 mg. This drug is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
USA Brands Equivalent To Zinetac-150
Zantac, the drug having the same salt, Ranitidine Hydrochloride as in Zinetac-150 is available in the United States market.
Uses Of Ranitidine Hydrochloride
Zinetac-150 is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestine. It is also used to treat conditions in which stomach produces too much acid like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions that cause heartburns.
How Zinetac-150 Works?
Zinetac-150 belongs to a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. It blocks the action of histamine in the stomach. This reduces the amount of acid made by stomach. Reducing stomach acid helps to reduce heartburn, heal irritation of the esophagus and ulcers of the stomach or intestines.
Manufacturer of Zinetac-150
Zinetac-150 is manufactured by Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals in India and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore and medical supply store.
Zinetac-150 contains 150 mg of Ranitidine Hydrochloride.
Zinetac-150 can be taken twice a day for the treatment of an active ulcer. For maintenance of healing of ulcers the recommended adult oral dosage is 150 mg at bedtime. It must be taken as per recommended by Doctor.
How To Take Zinetac-150?
It can be taken by mouth with or without food and can be taken with a glass of water. Continue to take Zinetac-150 as directed by Physician.
Side Effects Of Zinetac-150
- Stomach upset
- Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness)
- Irregular heartbeat
- Fever, chills, or sore throat
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Yellowing of the eyes or skin
Consult the doctor if you encounter any of the above-mentioned side- effects.
How Long Should I Continue Taking Zinetac-150?
Doses of Zinetac-150 must be taken on a regular basis as directed by Physician. Take the advice of doctor before taking the medicine as its therapeutic effect varies from patient to patient.
Overdose Of Zinetac-150
Don’t take more than the prescribed dose. If you have taken more than the prescribed dose, do consult your doctor immediately or seek medical help. However, an overdose of Zinetac-150 can have side effects like fainting, lack of coordination and feeling light-headed.
Missed Dose of Zinetac-150?
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take multiple doses at the same time
Drugs That Interact With Zinetac-150
Tell your doctor what other drugs you are taking before the administration of Zinetac-150 as other drugs may affect in the working of it and a doctor can manage these drug interactions. Some common drug interactions are with Warfarin, Triazolam, Procainamide, Atazanavir, Glipizide, Ketoconazole & Alcohol.
When NOT To Take Zinetac-150?
Hypersensitivity to Zinetac-150 Tablet is a contraindication.
General Information About Zinetac-150
Zinetac-150 is used to treat stomach and digestive problems. The drug is prescribed for conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, heartburn and other conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. It has to be administered under consultation of Medical practitioner. Its dose varies from person to person so, has to be taken carefully.