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is it ok to take ranitidine or zantac at 5 months of pregnancy?

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:29 PM on Jan. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i have a really bad reflux and tums doesnt work for me,even if i eat small meals during the day, tums make me throw up, i have been taking ranitidine for the last 2 months but i feel bad that something might happen to the baby :(

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:31 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • My doctor told me to take Zantac. I was having heart trouble and they thought it was indigestion. My doctor said it is ok, but definitely ask yours.

    Answer by bluelady27 at 7:32 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • ranitidine- NO

    zantac- yes

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:33 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • ranitidine is Zantac just the generic. I was told to use Prevacid.

    Answer by coala at 8:43 PM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • my doctor said omeprazole (prilosec) was safe to take.

    Answer by gretch81 at 1:49 PM on Jan. 22, 2009

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