Not Medical Advice: The round pink pill with the imprint P 75 is ranitidine hydrochloride 75 mg. You can purchase the drug as a prescription or over-the-counter under the names Taladine and Zantac.
Ranitidine reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes. It is prescribed to treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers. People with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or Zollinger-Ellison syndrome also use ranitidine.
Less serious side effects: headache, insomnia, dizziness, drowsiness, decreased libido, constipation or diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting, nausea.
Stop using ranitidine and contact your doctor right away if you develop sudden vision problems, jaundice, or chest pain.
In the news, India's Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd recently issued a recall of 2,900 bottles of ranitidine in the United States after a foreign tablet was discovered in one of the bottles. Find out more from Reuters.