Ranitidine, known under the brand name of Zantac, is a heartburn medication that, for years, was sold both over the counter and as a prescription.  GSK developed Zantac in 1977 and was approved by the FDA in 1983. In 2004, Pfizer developed an over-the-counter version, then sold it to Boehringer Ingelheim in 2006.  Later, Sanofi-AS purchased OTC Zantac in 2017. To date, there are more than 20 different generic manufacturers of ranitidine. However, recent studies have shown Zantac may contain unsafe amounts of the carcinogen NDMA, a known probable carcinogen.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Zantac

What is NDMA?

NDMA stands for Ni-nitrosodimethylamine.  NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen, which is a substance that causes cancer.  It is not only usd to manufacture rocket fuel, but it is also used to induce tumors in animals for laboratory experiments.  The FDA’s daily allowable limit is 96ng.   On September 13, 2019, FDA issued a statement that some ranitidine products contain NDMA at... read more?

What is the problem with Zantac antacid?

Valisure LLC and ValisureRX LLC conducted tests, finding very high levels of NDMA in all lots of ranitidine tested.  Valisure tests showed the NDMA concentration in a patient’s urine to be more than 15,000 times higher than the California drinking water limit.  A Stanford study studied NDMA levels in patients 24 before taking ranitidine and 24 hours. They found the NDMA levels in urine... read more?

Should I stop taking Zantac?

Zantac has been completely recalled, so you are no longer able to purchase it at the store. Doctors will no longer prescribe Zantac. Talk to your doctor before discontinuing use of any medication, and speak to him or her about any alternatives that may be available to you. ... read more?

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