Ranitidine/Zantac



- See PUD

- Discussion:
    - for duodenal and gastric ulcers;
    - may give with antacids, but must reduced with renal failure;
    - adult ulcers:
           - 150mg PO bid; or try 300mg PO qhs;
           - 75 mg tab also available;
           - 50mg IV q6-8hr;
    - peds: 0.1-0.8 mg/kg IV q6-8hr; 1.25-2 mg/kg PO q12hr



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 19, 2011 12:50 pm