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Gastro Drugs
 
 

Antiemetics

Gastric Secretion Modulators

Laxatives

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Medications

 
 

H2 Receptor Blockers

 
 
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    Oral / IV
    Ranitidine
    Zantac 

Overview

    • Mechanism of Action

    • Competitively inhibit action of histamine on parietal cell H2 receptors, directly resulting in suppression of acid secretion.

Clinical Use

    • Indications

    • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
    • Peptic ulcer disease (PUD)
    • Scleroderma oesophagitis
    • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastrinoma)
    • Adverse Effects

    • Rare.
 
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The information in this section has been adapted in part from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Association website's repository of product information documents, which are available at https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ebs/picmi/picmirepository.nsf/PICMI.
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