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RANITIDINE BISMUTH CITRATE-ORAL, Tritec

GENERIC NAME: RANITIDINE BISMUTH CITRATE - ORAL (ran-IT-uh-deen BIZZ-muth SYE-trate)

BRAND NAME(S): Tritec

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USES: This medication in combination with clarithromycin is used to treat active duodenal ulcers related to infection (H pylori). Treating the infection may prevent your ulcer from reoccurring.

HOW TO USE: This medication is taken 1 tablet twice a day for 4 weeks along with clarithromycin 500mg 3 times a day for the first 2 weeks. Antacid and sucralfate can block the effect of this medication. If you are taking an antacid in addition to this medication, separate the doses of each medication by at least one half hour. If you are taking sucralfate in addition to this medication, take the medication two hours before the sucralfate. Do not stop taking this medication without your doctor's approval. Stopping therapy too soon may delay healing of the ulcer and curing the infection (H pylori). Do not exceed the recommended dosage.




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