What is Zantac 300?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Ranitidine Prescription

Zantac® is a brand name for the drug ranitidine. Prescription dosing available as Zantac® EFFERdose® and Zantac® 300. It is used for maintenance treatment for duodenal, gastric ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Acid reflux 16 4
GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) 16 3
Heartburn 5 2
Gastrointestinal discomfort 3 0
Abdominal bloating 1 0
Cystic Fibrosis 1 0

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Zantac 300

Side effect Patients
Gas pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Zantac 300

Dosage Patients
150 mg daily 1
300 mg daily 1
300mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Zantac 300

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 9
Other 4
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Personal research 1
See all 17 patients who’ve stopped taking Zantac 300

Duration

Currently taking Zantac 300

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Zantac 300

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 4
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 4
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Zantac 300 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Omeprazole (Prilosec) 1

Patients stopped taking Zantac 300 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Omeprazole (Prilosec) 3
Rabeprazole (Aciphex) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Zantac 300.