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How long does Zantac work for

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
About an hour: It usually takes this long to lower the acid level in the stomach for any noticeable difference.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience Family Medicine
1 hour : Or less if it's gonna work.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Get re-checked. C MD: If you have chronic symptoms, and no longer getting relief from your usual meds, you need to get re-evaluated (assuming that you have been evaluated b ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Go see your doctor: Pantaloc is not a brand sold here in the states. By searching online, it appears to be a brand of pantoprazole, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi) which is ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
May take longer: I would give it a week to work, if not, then you may need a different medication. Was this rec by your doctor?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Zantac : Try the Zantac that you have at home. Give it a week or two, if not better, then you can try nexium.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Walvick
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Try tapering off: Try tapering off nexium (esomeprazole) by taking it every other day for about 2 weeks. You can overlap with Zantac daily as needed during this time f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dyspepsia: Are your symptoms related to reflux or hyperacidity? If so, these medications should offer relief quickly. If you're referring to postmeal bloating an ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It depends: it depends mostly on how severe the episode was, whether the conditions that brought on the episode are still present, and whether any treatment that ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but: Depends on how long it has been expired. Effectiveness will diminish with time (years).
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