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Zantac® Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the active ingredient in Zantac®?

The active ingredient is ranitidine.
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What time of day should I take Zantac®?

Zantac® can be taken 30 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn to prevent symptoms, or it can be taken when heartburn symptoms strike, providing relief in as little as 30 minutes and lasting up to 12 hours.2
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Is it safe to use Zantac® on a daily basis?

You may take up to two (2) Zantac® tablets a day. Stop use and ask a doctor if you need to take this product for more than 14 days.
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How do I use Zantac®? Can I chew or crush the tablets?

Zantac® can be taken with water but should be swallowed whole. The tablets must not be chewed or crushed.
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Should I take the Zantac® before or after eating?

Zantac® can be taken either 30 to 60 minutes before eating to prevent heartburn or after the onset of symptoms to relieve heartburn.
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How does Zantac® work? How long will it take before I experience relief?

Zantac® is clinically proven to relieve heartburn in 30 to 60 minutes and to last up to 12 hours.2

What is the active ingredient in Zantac®?

The active ingredient is ranitidine.

What time of day should I take Zantac®?

Zantac® can be taken 30 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages cause heartburn to prevent symptoms, or it can be taken when heartburn symptoms strike, providing relief in as little as 30 minutes and lasting up to 12 hours.2

Is it safe to use Zantac® on a daily basis?

You may take up to two (2) Zantac® tablets a day. Stop use and ask a doctor if you need to take this product for more than 14 days.

How do I use Zantac®? Can I chew or crush the tablets?

Zantac® can be taken with water but should be swallowed whole. The tablets must not be chewed or crushed.

Should I take the Zantac® before or after eating?

Zantac® can be taken either 30 to 60 minutes before eating to prevent heartburn or after the onset of symptoms to relieve heartburn.

How does Zantac® work? How long will it take before I experience relief?

Maximum Strength Zantac 150® reduces stomach acid production. Zantac® is clinically proven to relieve heartburn in 30 to 60 minutes and lasts up to 12 hours.2

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