Inhibits action of histamine in gastric parietal cells, decreases gastric acid secretion
What is the Therapeutic Class of Ranitidine (Zantac )?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Ranitidine (Zantac )?
Histamine H2 antagonists
What are the Nursing Considerations of Ranitidine (Zantac )?
May cause arrhythmias, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, confusion
Assess abdominal pain
Monitor for blood in stool
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