U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Irving, TX
A 24-year-old female asked:

How long does protonix (pantoprazole) and carafate generally take to start giving relief? i have bad stomach pain and heart burn.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kyle Murray
Pharmacology 11 years experience
Different: Protonix (pantoprazole) takes at least a day (often several days) to take effect. Sucralafate works within a few hours. Protonix (pantoprazole) won't be your best option for relieving symptoms right away AFTER they are noticed. Have you tried ranitidine or cimetidine?
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Aug 9, 2019


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.