Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate

What is Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate

NOTE: This drug is discontinued in the U.S.

Ranitidine bismuth citrate was a salt complex of ranitidine and bismuth citrate. It was used in combination with clarithromycin to treat patients with active duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori infection.

The drug was not recommended as a single agent for treating active duodenal ulcer.

Indications

  • duodenal ulcer
  • Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication

For Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication in combination with clarithromycin for the treatment of active duodenal ulcer

Side Effects

  1. constipation
  2. diarrhea
  3. dizziness
  4. dysgeusia
  5. headache
  6. infection
  7. nausea
  8. pruritus
  9. stool discoloration
  10. tongue discoloration
  11. vomiting

Monitoring Parameters

  • LFTs
  • serum creatinine/BUN

Contraindications

  • breast-feeding
  • children
  • geriatric
  • hepatic disease
  • laboratory test interference
  • porphyria
  • pregnancy
  • renal failure
  • renal impairment

Interactions

No information is available regarding drug interactions associated with Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate

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