What Are Some Other Alternatives to Zantac?
Medication Substitutes for Zantac
There are several types of medications that could be considered substitutes for Zantac. A few of the more common types include the following:
- Antacids and foaming agents, including:
- H2 blocker medications, including:
These medications are very similar to Zantac.
- Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), including:
These are some of the most effective medications for GERD and related conditions. However, they take longer to work than other antacids or H2 blockers.
If your condition is very serious, or if medications are not helping, surgery may be another option.
(Click GERD Surgery for more information.)