A 32-year-old male asked:
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How long it takes Zantac (ranitidine) to work for gastritis?

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Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience in Family Medicine
1 hour : Or less if it's gonna work.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Laura Anissian
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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?
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Dr. Howard Brown
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Antral gastritis : Depending on the PPI medication orH2 blocker used (such as zantac) it may take as much as 4 to 6 weeks. Be patient for a little while
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