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Suggest treatment for severe heartburn during pregnancy?

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Posted on Mon, 18 May 2015
Question: i am 31week pregnant and has been suffering from severe heartburn and i am taking ranitidine 150mg for somedays...is it safe to take it.if it is not what are the safe medicines for heartburn.
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Answered by Dr. Nidhi Setia (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
ranitidine is safe in pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HealthcareMagic.

I can understand your concerns.

Ranitidine and omeprazole are two safest drugs for heartburn in pregnancy.

So you can safely take ranitidine for your heartburn.

Hope this helps.

Feel free to discuss further.
Thanks.
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Suggest treatment for severe heartburn during pregnancy?

Brief Answer: ranitidine is safe in pregnancy Detailed Answer: Hello Welcome to HealthcareMagic. I can understand your concerns. Ranitidine and omeprazole are two safest drugs for heartburn in pregnancy. So you can safely take ranitidine for your heartburn. Hope this helps. Feel free to discuss further. Thanks.