Put Concerns About Ranitidine and Drug Safety in Perspective

Headlines about a probable carcinogen in some Rx and OTC ranitidine products will raise questions about the safety of generic and brand meds.

The buzz is about N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)...the impurity that first sparked recalls of irbesartan, losartan, and valsartan.

Now Health Canada is investigating how much NDMA is in ranitidine...whether it poses any risk...and the source.

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