Zantac Free Samples

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Zantac® is both a prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medication used to treat and prevent heartburn and ulcers. Free samples of Zantac® allow patients to try out the drug first before purchasing it, and may be available through Boehringer Ingelheim, the manufacturer of Zantac®, or through the patient's doctor or pharmacist.

Other savings opportunities are available through the use of Zantac® coupons or Zantac® patient assistance programs. Although it may not always be possible to get trial-sized packages of Zantac® for free, most users can find reduced-priced Zantac® through vouchers or drug savings plans.


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Chemical name Ranitidine hydrochloride
Manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC) and GlaxoSmithKline (prescription)[1]
Prescription Needed? Only for some strengths
Generic available Yes
Brought to market 1988
Administration Oral
Manufacturer phone 800-243-0127
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Author Allison Hughes


Zantac® Background

Zantac® is a brand of the generic drug ranitidine, a histamine-2 blocker that works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. Zantac® is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline, and can be used on a regular basis as advised by a physician. Common side effects associated with Zantac® include, but are not limited to:[2]

  • Headaches
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Upset stomach
  • Trowing up
  • Pain of the stomach

How to Get Zantac® Samples

Occasionally, the official Zantac® website will offer free samples of OTC Zantac® when consumers fill out a free sample registration form. Samples offered in the past have included Maximum Strength Zantac 150®.[3]

When no samples are advertised, it may be possible to obtain free over-the-counter Zantac® by calling Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals at 800-243-0127 or by requesting them via email, which consumers may do through the Contact Us link on the official Zantac® website.[4]

Prescription Zantac® samples may also be acquired through a patient's doctor or pharmacist.

Additional savings are available through the use of Zantac® coupons, which are posted on the official Zantac® website. To get them, consumers may click on the Coupons and Special Offers link at the top right of the home page. This will lead to a coupon good for $5 off of a Zantac® 24-count or larger package. The savings may be applied to any variety of Zantac®.[5]

There are also two patient assistance programs that help cover the cost of prescription Zantac®. The Xubex Patient Assistance Program sells the drug through their own pharmacy at a discount, and all U.S. residents are eligible to apply. Rx Outreach Medications also provides Zantac® discounts, and requires patients to earn under 300% of the federal poverty level.[6]

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Zantac TV Spot 'Fireman'

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