... Inhibitors do? I.E. I was weened off Prilosec due to this known prob., but still take a Zantac 150 @ h.s. for bad reflux ~3-5 times /week. Therefore I need to know if Zantac-like meds. inhibit absorption of nutrients dependent on acid for their absorption. I am 63yo and in excellent health except for a Hiatal Hernia, which now causes intermittent nocturnal "heartburn".
10 Jan 2012
I had trouble absorbing vitamins-B6 & 12 before I took any stomach meds for GERD. I've been taking Zantac pretty steady 150 mg to 1600 mg for years, and I'm 70-female and go hiking, etc. Because of my history I take vitamin B6&12-not even every day-and they do lab work about once every 18 months. My lab work has been pretty good. I find stress more of a problem in absorbing vitamins-I have IBS-and stress gives me diarrhea.-which probably sets off the vitamin deficiency. I've had deficiency 2 times-one before Zantac one while. MY son is a disabled vet that lives on Zantac and he doesn't suffer from any deficiencirs and he doesn't take any vitamin supplements
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1 answer • 15 Sep 2009
Zantac, Prevacid, pepcid, prilosec, etc.?
2 answers • 28 Aug 2010
Prasugrel - My husband gets terrible heartburn. While on Plavix was changed from prilosec to zantac?
... and even with increasing doses the zantac doesn't work. was recently changed to effient, can he take prilosec?
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A few years back during high school I was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. To help treat this I was given Ranitidine (Zantac) 150mg... it wasn't ...
1 answer • 10 Jul 2013
... counter drugs like prilosec or zantac do the same thing?
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