Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate

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  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Stomach Ulcer

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Uses of Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate


Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate is used in the prevention of:

  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Stomach Ulcer

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Brand Names

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Drug Class

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate is part of the drug class:

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Interactions

This is not a complete list of Ranitidine Bismuth Citratedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Dosage

Take ranitidine bismuth citrate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate is available in the following doses:

  • Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate 400 Mg Oral Tablet

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