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How quickly does Prevacid work?

My son was diagnosed with reflux about 2 months ago. He was initially put on Zantac. After increasing the dose twice, I didn't think it was really helping. Yesterday, the doctor put him on Prevacid. How quickly does this work? I'm worried about the reflux fussing since there was no overlap in medication.

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AlyKen

Asked by AlyKen at 11:56 AM on Feb. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son had severe gastritis. After starting Prevacid, he had less pain within a month. I think the stomach should heal up by a month on it. It is MUCH better than Zantac. He is still on it, since he has Crohn's disease.
    storkdok

    Answer by storkdok at 12:23 PM on Feb. 5, 2009

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