Whats a hexagon orange shaped pill that says w on one side and 75 on the other side

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We believe that the color of the pill for which you are searching is described as pink, rather than orange; we'll include a photo below.

A 6-sided pink pill with the imprint W on the front, and 75 on the back of it is 75mg of Ranitidine (made by Wockhardt USA).

Ranitidine is a H2 antagonist that is used to treat duodenal ulcer, erosive esophagitis, zollinger-ellison syndrome, gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease), and gastric ulcer maintenance treatment, among other illnesses.

It is sold under the brand names:

  • • Taladine
  • • Zantac
  • • Zantac 150
  • • Zantac 150 EFFERdose
  • • Zantac 25 mg EFFERdose
  • • Zantac 300
  • • Zantac 75
  • • Zantac EFFERdose

There is a low risk of abuse with this drug.

This medication is not proven to be a risk to an unborn fetus.

HowStuffWorks offers 5 Lifestyle Tips for GERD Sufferers, and Joy Bauer provides 10 Tips to Alleviate Acid Reflux.

In hopeful health news, KCRA news is reporting that a Sacramento surgeon's device cures acid reflux.

Updated on Thursday, September 25 2014 at 02:08PM EDT
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