Zantac Works Differently to Antacids to tame HeartburnZantac controls stomach acid production by reducing its volume and concentration, so less acid can escape into the oesophagus.¹ Taking a single Zantac tablet can help control acid production and provide relief from the symptoms of heartburn for up to 24 hours.* Antacids neutralise stomach acid effectively (make it less acidic), but relief from symptoms is only short-lived.²
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- Fock KM, et al. J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008;23:8–22. *Zantac Extra only