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RANITIDINE is a type of antihistamine that blocks the release of stomach acid. It is used to treat stomach or intestinal ulcers. It can relieve ulcer pain and discomfort, and the heartburn from acid reflux. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of ranitidine is around $4.00, 90% off the average retail price of $41.59. Compare histamine-2 antagonists.
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High Creatinine Levels on Your Blood Test? — Taking These 4 Drugs Can Cause a False Alarm

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 11, 2018

After a blood test, it’s easy to worry about the results. Will they be normal? What problems will they reveal? One of the most common reasons your primary care doctor might call you for an abnormal lab result is high creatinine levels. This usually reflects an impaired kidney function — but not always.

If serum creatinine levels are truly higher than normal, that isn’t a good thing and we know there are some medications that do cause real problems for kidneys. See More

What’s the Best Treatment for Acid Reflux? Antacids vs. H2 Blockers vs. Proton-Pump Inhibitors

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 20, 2018

Medications for acid reflux, heartburn, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) come in three flavors: H2 blockers, proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs), and antacids. They all work differently and are geared towards either prevention or quick relief. If you’re struggling with reflux and want to start treating the symptoms yourself, here’s what you need to know:

H2 blockers — start here

H2 blockers are short-term preventative medications that decrease stomach acid. See More

8 Types of Medications That Can Cause Weight Gain As a Side Effect

Benita Lee - June 18, 2018

An unexpected increase in weight can be concerning for anyone. But it’s an unfortunate side effect of many common medications. Insulin, blood pressure medications, antidepressants, and even migraine medications can all cause weight gain, and some may even worsen the health conditions they’re trying to treat.

Sudden weight gain is never a reason to stop your medication without seeing your doctor first. See More

Is It Safe To Give Your Child Antibiotics?

Roni Shye - May 16, 2018

Infants are exposed to germs that their newly developing immune system often cannot fight off on its own. In order to treat those nasty infections, many pediatricians will prescribe your child an oral antibiotic. But are these medications safe?

Although these antibiotics have their benefits, there may also be some downsides to their usage. Recently, results posted in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) show that using acid-suppressive medications and antibiotics in infants could increase the risk of potential allergies later in childhood. See More

Could Your Meds Be Causing Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 06, 2017

Most diarrhea will resolve within 24 to 48 hours—if it’s caused by viral gastroenteritis (a stomach bug) or food borne illness. If your diarrhea is hanging on and not resolving, take a look at your medications. It can be challenging to identify which medication may be causing drug-induced diarrhea, especially if you’re taking multiple medications. Here are some well-known offenders commonly associated with drug-induced diarrhea. See More

Don’t Want to Take a Daily Medication? 10 Things You Can Try for Heartburn

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 16, 2017

Many of you don’t want to rely solely on medications for heartburn and reflux symptoms. While proton pump inhibitors—omeprazole (Prilosec), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium)—and H2 blockers—Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid—do work, there may be downsides to long term use.

Lifestyle changes are a must: limit acidic foods, eat smaller meals, avoid late night eating, keep the head of your bed elevated—but is there anything else you can take for heartburn and reflux? Here are ten common complementary and alternative therapies used for heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux:

  1. Probiotic supplements.
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The Travelers Medicine Cabinet: What Meds Should You Bring on Your Trip?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 06, 2012

Whether you are travelling to Peru, Tanzania, Indonesia or Puerto Vallarta, among other exotic locations you will likely visit your doctor or travel clinic to see what you need before your trip.

In addition to the necessary vaccines (which you can find on the CDC Travelers’ Health website http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm) here are some things you should think about having with you before you leave. See More

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