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RANITIDINE (ranitidine hydrochloride) tablet, film coated
[Apotex Corp.]


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Active Ingredient(s)

Ranitidine 150 mg (as ranitidine hydrochloride 168 mg)

                                 

Purpose

Acid reducer

Use(s)

  • 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

Warnings

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

Do not use

  • with other acid reducers
  • if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor
  • 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

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • unexplained weight loss
  • frequent chest pain
  • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • 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

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • your heartburn continues or worsens
  • you need to take this product for more than 14 days

Pregnancy/Breastfeeding

If pregnant or breastfeeding, 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)
  • do not chew tablet
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other Information

  • do not use if bottle seal is open or torn
  • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
  • protect from light
  • this product is sodium and sugar free

Inactive Ingredients

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

Questions or Comments?

Call 1-800-706-5575 (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) 

Consumer Information

What you should know about

MAXIMUM STRENGTH 

Ranitidine Tablets USP, 150 mg / Acid Reducer 

(Please read all 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, 168 mg), a medicine that doctors have prescribed more than 200 million times  worldwide.

What symptoms do MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets USP, 150 mg treat 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.

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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.

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.

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

MAXIMUM STRENGTH Ranitidine Tablets USP, 150 mg reduces 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
  • Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to ranitidine or other acid reducers

When should I see a doctor?

  • Do not use  
    • with other acid reducers
    • if you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor 
    • 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. 
  • Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • nausea or vomiting
    • stomach pain
    • unexplained weight loss
    • frequent chest pain
    • frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
    • 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
  • 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.

Questions or Comments?

Call 1-800-706-5575 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time) 

Manufactured by:                   Manufactured for:

Apotex Inc.                           Apotex Corp.

Toronto, Ontario                    Weston, FL

Canada M9L 1T9                   33326

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Rantidine Tablets USP, 150 mg

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RANITIDINE 
ranitidine hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem Code (Source)NDC:60505-2880
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 
hypromelloses 
magnesium stearate 
cellulose, microcrystalline 
polydextrose 
titanium dioxide 
vanillin 
ferric oxide red 
ferric oxide yellow 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize9mm
FlavorImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:60505-2880-710000 in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA20017207/15/2013
Labeler - Apotex Corp. (845263701)
Registrant - Apotex Inc. (209429182)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
Apotex Inc209429182manufacture(60505-2880)

Revised: 7/2013
 
Apotex Corp.

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