Zantac contraindications

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Is it safe to take the heartburn remedy Zantac (rantadine) while taking simvastatin.
I can not stress this enough, understand what you are taking, why and side effects, contraindications with other meds etc. Work with your doctor, in regards to medications. My experience: I previously was a Pharmacy technician. Due to my having access to ambulatory records (clinical setting) as well as my Pharmacist (my boss)...we had an advantage over Pharmacists in the private sector.
If you take antacids or use any acid-blocking medications, such as Nexium, Prilosec, AcipHex, or Zantac, you will not free vitamin B12 for absorption Also, a protein, called intrinsic factor, must be produced in the stomach to bind with vitamin B12 to aid in its absorption. Patients who take acidblocking medications will not produce intrinsic factor and are destined to become B12-deficient. An adult body stores approximately 2 mg to 5 mg of vitamin B12.
There are a lot of docs who think NSAIDs are harmless, but not in everyone. You might want to read up online about contraindications. Here is some language I just copied from an Aleve website: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- "Aleve may also cause serious effects on the stomach or intestines, including bleeding or perforation (forming of a hole).
I was diagnosed with a kidney infection when the fever came back and I started vomiting. The doctor had me on Zantac and Bactrim. The pain subsided some but didn't go away totally. He has me on another antibiotic called Ciprofoxacin. And also Propulsid. All of my tests came up normal, except for my urine test. There were signs of blood in my urine. Have you all been tested in this capacity?
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