• Acid Protection – Zantac (Ranitidine Hydrochloride), Axid (Nizatidine), Prilosec (Omeprazole), Tagamet (Cimetidine), Protonix

     
     
     
    Type Size
     
    11/24/2009

    Purpose

    Provide short-term treatment of duodenal ulcer to decrease stomach and intestinal irrigation that may occur with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat peridarditis.

    How to Take

    • Take once or twice a day

    Notify Your Physician if You

    • Develop headache (can be severe)
    • Develop malaise, dizziness, insomnia or vertigo
    • Develop constipation, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain or discomfort

    Your doctor may prescribe a number of medicines to take after heart surgery.  You should only take these medications as prescribed by your doctor.  The list below provides general information only.