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Equate Ranitidine Acid Reducer

Medically reviewed on August 4, 2016

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE 150mg
Labeler: Wal-Mart Stores Inc
NDC Code: 49035-100

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Ranitidine 150 mg (as ranitidine hydrochloride, USP 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 eating or drinking 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
  • 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.

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 bottle cap is broken or torn
  • store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F)
  • avoid excessive heat or humidity
  • this product is sodium and sugar free

Inactive ingredients

carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, ferric oxide red, ferric oxide yellow, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polydextrose, titanium dioxide and vanillin.

Questions or comments?

1-888-287-1915

Consumer Information

What You Should Know About MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg

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

What are MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg?

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

Excellent Safety Record

• The ingredient in MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 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, USP 150 mg has been taken safely with many frequently prescribed medications.

• MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg are sodium and sugar free.

What symptoms does MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg relieve and prevent?

• MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg relieves and prevents 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 and 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.

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

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

How does MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg work?

• MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg reduce the production of stomach acid. This is what makes MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets, USP 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

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 healthcare 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? Call 1-888-287-1915

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

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

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MADE IN CANADA

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NDC No. 49035-100-06

MAXIMUM STRENGTH

150 mg

Ranitidine Tablets, USP 150 mg

Acid Reducer

  • Prevents and relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach

65 Tablets

EQUATE RANITIDINE ACID REDUCER 
ranitidine tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:49035-100
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
RANITIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE (RANITIDINE) RANITIDINE150 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYDEXTROSE 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
VANILLIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize9mm
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:49035-100-061 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
165 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:49035-100-072 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
265 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:49035-100-021 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
3220 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:49035-100-001 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
424 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA20017202/15/2015
Labeler - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (051957769)
Registrant - Apotex Inc. (209429182)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Apotex Inc.205576023analysis(49035-100), manufacture(49035-100)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Apotex Inc.209429182analysis(49035-100), manufacture(49035-100)

 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc

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