A female asked:
how long does it take for acute gastritis to heal... my doctor prescribed zantac (ranitidine)... i take it twice a day.
1 doctor answer
Dr. George Valdez answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: it depends on what caused the gastritis. did your doctor check for h pylori infection, or do endoscopy? Usually over-the-counter Nexium (esomeprazole) would be stronger than Zantac. When properly diagnosed and treated, gastritis usually resolves within a month or so.
Answered on May 24, 2018
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