Tag Archives: Famotidine

Making the most of OTC meds – ranitidine (Zantac)

If you’ve ever seen a patient bleed out from an ulcer, you’ll recognize ranitidine as a potentially life-saving drug. The same could be said of other acid-reducing over-the-counter medications, including Tagamet, Axid, Pepcid, Prilosec, and Prevacid – all if which … Continue reading

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Medicine for a Desert Isle . . . or the End of the World

Going on vacation soon? Or expecting the end of the world, perhaps? If I moved to a desert island, what medicine would I, a family physician, take with me? It’s something I’ve pondered over the years. It’s easy to say … Continue reading

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