Generic Equivalent of Zantac

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeRanitidine150 mg$41.99
drug typeRanitidine300 mg$49.99

Zantac Information

How and Where to Buy Zantac Online?

Zantac is available here at and if you’re ready to place your order, you can do so with our easy online ordering process. All you’ll need is your doctor’s signed prescription order ready to upload when you fill in the details of your order. If ordering online ordering isn’t what you want, or if you have questions for our pharmacists or team, dial 1-866-485-7979 and someone will assist you. Please be sure to check out our FAQ page for a list of frequent questions.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Zantac?

Zantac is the brand name medication from Canada manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim. We also carry the brand Zantac from United Kingdom manufactured by GSK. Its generic equivalent is called ranitidine also called Apo – Ranitidine comes from Canada and is manufactured by Apotex Inc. We also carry the generic Zantac from United Kingdom manufactured by a different manufacturer.

What Dosages and Forms is Zantac available in?

We carry both the brand name medication, Zantac, as well as its generic equivalent, in a variety of prescription and over the counter (OTC) doses. They include:

ZANTAC is available in the strengths of :

• 15mg/ml/300ml oral solution
• 10x2ml injection 25mg/ml
• 150mg (OTC)

RANITIDINE is available in the strengths of:

• 15mg/ml/300ml oral solution
• 10x2ml injection 25mg/ml
• 75mg (OTC)
• 150mg (OTC)
• 300mg

What is Zantac used for?

Zantac is a histamine-2 blocker (H2) and works to reduce the amount of acid your stomach produces. It’s used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines, as well as conditions where too much stomach acid becomes a problem, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and erosive esophagitis. Zantac is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and other conditions that are similar in the way acid builds up from the stomach to the esophagus, causing the symptoms of heartburn. It works by relieving symptoms such as cough that doesn’t go away, stomach pain, heartburn, and difficulty swallowing. Zantac is available in a variety of over the counter (OTC) and prescription only dosages.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Zantac?

Most medications will come with side effects. Before deciding if Zantac is right for you, take a closer look at what you might expect.

Here are the most common side effects that comes with taking Zantac:
• Headache (may be severe);
• Drowsiness;
• Dizziness;
• Insomnia;
• Decreased sex drive;
• Impotence or difficulty orgasming;
• Swollen or tender breasts (in men and women);
• Nausea;
• Vomiting;
• Stomach pain;
• Diarrhea or constipation

Contact your doctor immediately and ask them if you should stop taking Zantac, especially if you experience any of the following side effects:

• Chest pain, with fever, shortness of breath, and coughing up yellow or green mucus;
• Easy bruising or bleeding;
• Unusual weakness;
• Fast or slow heart rates;
• Vision problems;
• Fever, along with sore throat, headache, and severe blistering, peeling, red/purple skin rash;
• Nausea, with stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay colored stools, and/or jaundice

Stop taking the Zantac if you have any signs of allergic reaction, which includes:
• Hives;
• Difficulty breathing;
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions of Zantac?

You should not use the Zantac if you’re allergic to ranitidine.

Be sure to talk to your doctor to determine if Zantac is safe for you, particularly if you have or have had the following:
• Kidney disease;
• Liver disease;
• Porphyria

Some medications can have side effects with Zantac. We’re not able to show all the possible interactions, but here are the most notable products and medications known to interact with Zantac:
• Triazolam;
• Ranitidine;
• Atazanavir;
• Dasatinib;
• Delavirdine;
• Antifungals;
• Other H2 blockers

Be sure to talk to your doctor if you are using the above medication, and those you start or stop while on Zantac.

Zantac Storage and Safety Information

Store Zantac at room temperature away from extreme heat, light, and moisture.

Please note: heartburn is often confused with the first symptoms of heart attack. Seek emergency medical attention if you have chest pain, heaviness, pain spreading to the shoulder, or arm, nausea, sweating, and a general ill feeling.

Zantac isn’t expected to harm an unborn infant—but tell your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing, as this medication will cross the placenta and filter into breast milk.

Zantac may increase your risk of developing pneumonia. Talk with your doctor about the risks.

Avoid drinking alcohol while one this medication, as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
Seeing relief from this medication may take up to 8 weeks, in some cases. Use this medication as directed, and talk with your doctor if symptoms haven’t improved within the first 6 weeks.

Seek emergency help or call Poison Control at 1-800-463-5060 immediately if you suspect an overdose. Overdose symptoms include: lack of coordination, lightheadedness, and fainting.

Keep out of the reach of children.

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The drug information provided here is only a summary and does not contain all the list of possible side effects and drug interactions regarding this medication. Be sure to contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any specific question or concern. If you require any advice or information about the drugs on this page, a medical condition or treatment advice, you should always speak to a healthcare professional.

Please note that not all products, including any referenced in this page, are shipped by our affiliated Canadian Pharmacy. We are affiliated with other dispensaries that ship product to our customers from the following jurisdictions: Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Turkey, Mauritius, India, and United Kingdom. The items in your order maybe shipped from any of the above jurisdictions. The products are sourced from various countries as well as those listed above. Rest assured, we only affiliate with our authorized dispensaries that procure product through reliable sources.

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