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Acid Reducer Maximum Strength by L. Perrigo Company

Medically reviewed on July 10, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE 150mg
Labeler: L. Perrigo Company
NDC Code: 0113-0047

Perrigo Acid Reducer Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Ranitidine 150 mg (as ranitidine hydrochloride 168 mg)

Purpose

Acid reducer

Uses
relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach
prevents heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by certain foods and beverages

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to ranitidine or other acid reducers

Do not use
if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
with other acid reducers
if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have
frequent chest pain
frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
unexplained weight loss
nausea or vomiting
stomach pain
had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating, or dizziness
chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness

Stop use and ask a doctor if
your heartburn continues or worsens
you need to take this product for more than 14 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions
adults and children 12 years and over:
to relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water
to prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water 30 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
can be used up to twice daily (do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours)
children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information
do not use if printed foil under cap is broken or missing (Bottle Only)
do not use if blister unit is broken or torn (Blister Only)
avoid excessive heat or humidity
store at 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F)
this product is sugar free

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, diethyl phthalate, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide red, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose and titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Consumer Information

What you should know about

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

Ranitidine Tablets USP, 150 mg

Acid Reducer

(Please read all of this information before taking MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg. Save this leaflet for future reference.)

  What are MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg?

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg contain 150 mg of ranitidine (as ranitidine hydrochloride, 168 mg), a medicine that doctors have prescribed more than 200 million times worldwide.

What symptoms do MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg treat and prevent?

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg relieve and prevent heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach.

Certain foods or beverages, and even lying down to sleep, can cause heartburn associated with acid indigestion or sour stomach. It is normal for the stomach to produce acid, especially after consuming food or beverages. However, acid in the wrong place, such as the esophagus, or too much acid, can cause burning pain and discomfort.

Excellent safety Record

The ingredient in MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg, ranitidine, has been prescribed by doctors for years to treat millions of patients safely and effectively. The active ingredient in MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg has been taken safely with many frequently prescribed medications.
MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg are sugar free.

How should I take MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg?

 

To relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water.
To prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water 30 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn.

This medicine can be used up to twice daily (do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours).

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg should not be given to children under 12 years old unless directed by a doctor.

How do MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg work?

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg reduce the production of stomach acid. This is what makes MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg different from antacids, which neutralize the acid already in your stomach. Antacids do not reduce the production of acid.

Tips for managing heartburn

Do not lie flat or bend over soon after eating
Do not eat late at night, or just before bedtime
Certain foods or drinks are more likely to cause heartburn, such as rich, spicy, fatty, and fried foods, chocolate, caffeine, alcohol, even some fruits and vegetables
Eat slowly and do not eat big meals
If you are overweight, lose weight
If you smoke, quit smoking
Raise the head of your bed
Wear loose fitting clothing around your stomach
Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to ranitidine or other acid reducers 

When should I see a doctor?

Do not use
if you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor
with other acid reducers
if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor
Ask a doctor before use if you have
had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath; sweating; pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders; or lightheadedness
frequent chest pain
frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
unexplained weight loss
nausea or vomiting
stomach pain
Stop use and ask a doctor if
your heartburn continues or worsens
you need to take this product for more than 14 days
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Questions or comments?1-800-719-9260

BOTTLES: Bottle is sealed with printed foil under cap. Do not use if printed foil is open or torn. Bottle contains desiccant.

BLISTERS: Do not use if the individual blister unit is open or torn.

Made in India

Revision 11/11

04709 00 J1

Principal Display Panel

Maximum Strength

Ranitidine Tablets 150 mg

Acid Reducer

Prevents & Relieves

Heartburn

Acid Indigestion

Sour Stomach

Compare to active ingredient of Zantac 150®

(# Doses) {Replace "#" with the number of tablets in the package}

ACID REDUCER  MAXIMUM STRENGTH
ranitidine tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0113-0047
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE (RANITIDINE) RANITIDINE150 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
DIETHYL PHTHALATE 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeHEXAGON (6 sided)Size11mm
FlavorImprint CodeW;741
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0113-0047-623 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
18 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:0113-0047-711 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
250 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:0113-0047-021 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
324 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07865302/19/2008
Labeler - L. Perrigo Company (006013346)

 
L. Perrigo Company

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