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FDA requests removal of all ranitidine products, including Zantac, from the market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday announced it is requesting manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation¬†of a contaminant known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in ranitidine medications (commonly known by the brand name Zantac). The agency has determined that […]