Zantac


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Zan·tac

 (zăn′tăk′)
A trademark for the drug ranitidine.
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Noun1.Zantac - a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
histamine blocker - a medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Sirgo was responsible for managing the development and FDA approval of Zantac 75, among other accomplishments at Glaxo.
In the United States, Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Health Care markets the Zantac and Dulcolax product lines.
has received approval from the Food and Drag Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for over-the-counter ranitidine, 150 mg (regular and cool mint), a genetic version of Zantac 150, which is indicated for the relief of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach, and for the prevention of heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by certain foods and beverages.
TEN Zantac tablets, an anti-hangover and indigestion drug
Reese was responsible for managing the switch from prescription to over-the-counter medications for Lamisil topical, Voltaren and Nicotine patches in Europe, Middle East Africa, and Japan, and for Beconase AQ, Zovirax and Zantac 75 in Europe.
s Zantac 150 and Johnson & Johnson/ Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals Co.
Scientists want warnings on remedies such as Zantac and Settlers.
Zantac 75 had a major impact on the category when it was introduced as an O-T-C product in 1995, at half the strength of the prescription version.
In 1981 it launched the ulcer treatment Zantac, soon the world's biggest selling drug.
Also, sales of Pepcid AC fell by nearly 8%, and volume for Boehringer-Ingleheim Consumer Health Care's Zantac 75 declined by 23.
For instance, Wal-Mart's Equate brand equivalents of such branded items as Zantac, Pepcid and Claritin are now priced at $4, about 50% lower than many competitors' prices for the branded products.
GlaxoWellcome is well known for its anti-ulcer drug Zantac, the anti- cold sore drug Zovirax and its range of anti-HIV drugs.