Is it possible to start having allergic reaction after 4 months of taking ranaditine

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Delphyned
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   Posted 1/20/2014 9:50 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been taking he generic form of Zantac - and I have started having a more severe case of arm, chest pain, dizzyness, nauseous, loss of appetite and just a overall disoriented feeling all day - have even had problems started not being able to sleep - last night I didn't take my Zantac and slept through the night and just felt better overall - I took my medicine today and all the symptoms started again. Anyone happen to this before?

dencha
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   Posted 1/20/2014 8:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Delphnyed,

If you're having those symptoms, it makes sense to stop. Be sure to call your doctor and report what has been going on. Long ago I took Sulfa for bladder infections repeatedly over several years, and one day my throat closed, and I got hives all over my body. So there's an example of an allergy after doing fine on the drug for a long time.

Call you doctor for sure...see what he/she thinks you should do.

Best wishes,
Denise

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Delphyned
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   Posted 1/20/2014 9:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you I see her tomorrow

Carria5
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   Posted 1/20/2014 10:43 PM (GMT -6)   
I had a similar experience with Zantac. Mostly the dizziness and overall bad feeling after taking it for a while. Now my Dr has it listed as an allergy in my chart.
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