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Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Zantac?

ranitidine

What is the Trade Name for ranitidine?

Zantac

What are the Indications of Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

duodenal ulcers, GERD, heartburn, esophagitis, GI bleed

What are the Actions of Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits action of histamine in gastric parietal cells, decreases gastric acid secretion

What is the Therapeutic Class of Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antiulcer agents

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Ranitidine (Zantac) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

histamine H2 antagonists

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Date Published - Nov 30, 2018
Date Modified - May 28, 2018

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