Ranitidine decreases the amount of stomach acid produced.
For: Dogs, Cats & Horses
Ranitidine is used to decrease the amount of stomach acid produced. This aids in the treatment of ulcers that are present and helps prevent ulcer formation. It is also used in the treatment of gastritis (inflammation of the stomach) and esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus). It may also stimulate movement of food through the stomach and intestine.
How it works: Ranitidine works by blocking the effects of histamine. This prevents the cells in the stomach from producing stomach acid.