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Duodenal ulcer, short-term. Adults: 150 mg b.i.d. or 300 mg at bedtime to heal ulcer, although 100 mg b.i.d. will inhibit acid secretion and may be as effective as the higher dose. Maintenance: 150 mg at bedtime.

Pathologic hypersecretory conditions.

Adults: 150 mg b.i.d. (up to 6 g/day has been used in severe cases).

Benign gastric ulcer. Adults: 150 mg b.i.d. for active ulcer. Maintenance: 150 mg at bedtime Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Adults: 150 mg b.i.d.

Erosive esophagitis. Adults: 150 mg q.i.d.

Maintenenace of healing of erosive esophagitis. Adults: 150 mg b.i.d. • IM, IV

Treatment and maintenance for duodenal ulcer, hypersecretory conditions, gastroesophageal reflux. Adults, IM: 50 mg q 6-8 hr. Intermittent IV injection or infusion: 50 mg q 6-8 hr, not to exceed 400 mg/day. Continuous IV infusion: 6.25 mg/hr.

Zollinger-Ellison clients. Continuous IV infusion: Dilute ra-nitidine in 5% dextrose injection to a concentration no greater than 2.5 mg/mL with an initial infusion rate of 1 mg/kg/hr. If after 4 hr the client shows a gastric acid output of greater than 10 mEq/hr or if symptoms appear, the dose should be increased by 0.5-mg/kg/hr increments and the acid output measured. Doses up to 2.5 mg/kg/hr may be necessary.

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Herbal Remedies For Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is the medical term for what we know as acid reflux. Acid reflux occurs when the stomach releases its liquid back into the esophagus, causing inflammation and damage to the esophageal lining. The regurgitated acid most often consists of a few compoundsbr acid, bile, and pepsin.

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