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  • Zantac 150 Maximum Strength Tablets (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

    Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient

    (in each tablet):      Purpose:

    Ranitidine 150 mg      Acid reducer

    (as ranitidine hydrochloride 168 mg)


    • 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


    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.


    • 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 foil under bottle cap or individual blister unit is open or torn · store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) · avoid excessive heat or humidity · this product is sugar free

    Inactive Ingredients:    hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, synthetic red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, triacetin

    How Supplied:    Available in boxes of 8 and 50 tablets.

    Questions? call 1-800-223-0182 , weekdays, 9 AM-5 PM EST


    Morris Plains, NJ 07950 USA

    ©2004 Pfizer www.prodhelp.com

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