What is the name of the pill that is blue, round & has L950 on one side?

Not Medical Advice: A blue, round-shape pill with L950 imprint has been identified as Ranitidine hydrochloride 150 mg.

Ranitidine belongs to the group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. It works by reducing the amount of acid your stomach produces.

Ranitidine is used to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines. It is used in the treatment of GERD, erosive esophagitis, gastric ulcer maintenance treatment, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, duodenal ulcer and more.

Learn medication safety tips at healthychildren.org.

Of interest, former Spice Girls singer, MEL B is reportedly receiving treatment for a suspected stomach ulcer. The X Factor judge is said to have been 'screaming in agony' shortly after she left for rehearsal on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Her quick thinking chauffeur is then said to have rushed the star to hospital, where she remains. A source told The Sun: "Mel is in a terrible state, physically and emotionally. She is very weak and is being given treatment to help her with the pain." Check out more at OK Magazine.

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Friday, December 19 2014