• gastroesophageal
  • Pathologic gastrointestinal (GI) hypersecretory conditions such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Erosive esophagitis Part of a multidrug regimen for Helicobacter pylori eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence Recurrent postoperative ulcer Upper GI bleeding Prevention of acid-aspiration pneumonitis during surgery: ranitidine can be administered preoperatively to reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia. (wikipedia.org)
  • cimetidine
  • Ranitidine causes fewer CNS adverse reactions and drug interactions compared to cimetidine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another champion of the approach of developing chemical analogues of known active substances was Sir David Jack at Allen and Hanbury's, later Glaxo, who pioneered the first inhaled selective beta2-adrenergic agonist for asthma, the first inhaled steroid for asthma, ranitidine as a successor to cimetidine, and supported the development of the triptans. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • NOTE: While ranitidine may be effective in patients with less severe GERD, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) offer more rapid symptom relief and better healing. (pdr.net)
  • drugs
  • However, when drugs possess both hydrophilic and lipophilic qualities and permeate the USWL and membrane well, blood perfusion rate becomes the overall rate-limiting step for absorption. (aspetjournals.org)
  • high
  • Robotic solid phase extraction and high performance liquid chromatography analysis of ranitidine in serum or plasma. (springer.com)