Can Ranitidine And Amlodipine Be Taken Together?
Can you take ranitidine and amlodipine together?
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Ranitidine is a drug associated with receptors in the stomach to reduce the production of stomach acid so that it is useful in gastritis, sores on the stomach, sores on fine ulcers to reduce acid in the stomach. In addition to treating, ranitidine can also be used to prevent symptoms of indigestion due to eating certain foods. The dose is 5-10 mg per kg body weight with a maximum dose of 600 mg per day and is usually divided into 2 doses consumed before meals.
Some interactions that occur are
-coumarin, theophylline, diazepam, and propanolol will interfere with the process in the liver
-ketoconazole, midazolam, and glipizide absorption will be disrupted because it is influenced by acidic and basic conditions
-propantheline bromide (decreases the dose of Ranitidine in the blood because absorption is inhibited)
-antasida (function of randitidine is reduced)
Amlodipine is a drug to treat high blood pressure that works by relaxing the walls and dilating the diameter of blood vessels. Amlodipine is 2.5 mg up to 10 mg given once a day. Dose according to the effectiveness of the drug achieved.
Some interactions that occur and decrease the action of drugs are with
The use of the following drugs can affect the level of drugs in the blood, which requires adjusting the dose:
Amiodarone, clarithromycin, clopidogrel, digoxin, domperidone, simvastatin (can also increase the risk of muscle cell death)
So that the drug Ranitidine and Amlodipine in general do not interact with each other. Should be taken in accordance with the dosage and rules of use given according to the patient's condition
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