Ranitidine is used to treat ulcers of the stomach or intestines and prevent them from returning after treatment. This medication is also used to treat certain stomach and throat problems caused by too much acid (e.g., Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, erosive esophagitis) or a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus (gastroesophageal reflux disease-GERD).
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My 9 year-old has been diagnosed with GERD. Is it safe for him to be on Nexium? Yes. Earlier this year, the FDA approved Nexium for... Read more »
The FDA recently approved the use of Nexium in children down to age one year. What does this mean for kids and how will it change the way... Read more »
Is it acid reflux or bile reflux? Q: I had been experiencing a lot of heartburn but that seems to have decreased with Nexium. I still... Read more »
Current guidelines on pain management advise that patients at risk for ulcer disease be prescribed either a cox-2 inhibitor such as... Read more »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved NEXIUM® delayed release capsules in children ages 12 to 17 for the short-term treatment of... Read more »
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