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U.S. FDA says carcinogen not found in alternatives of Zantac and its generics

U.S. retailers Walmart Inc, CVS Health Corp Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corp have all removed Zantac off their shelves after some drugs containing its key ingredient ranitidine were found..
Reuters - Published

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in U.S., Canada

Drugmaker Sanofi is recalling its over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac in the U.S. and Canada because of possible contamination.
Newsday - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.comSeattle Times

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FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds [Video]FDA: No Carcinogens In OTC Heartburn Meds

Zantac and its generic versions, known chemically as ranitidine, are popular heartburn medicines. Reuters reports they have not been found to contain the carcinogen that ranitidine has been linked..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:46Published

Makers Of Zantac Pull Drug From Store Shelves [Video]Makers Of Zantac Pull Drug From Store Shelves

A popular heartburn drug is being pulled from store shelves amid growing concerns it could cause cancer.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:25Published

Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac [Video]Drugmakers in spotlight as GSK recalls Zantac

Drugmakers were in the spotlight Wednesday as GSK recalls Zantac after U.S. regulators found probable cancer-causing impurities in the drug. Also in the U.S.: a jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay $8..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Cancer Scare Triggers GSK To Pull Popular OTC Heartburn Med [Video]Cancer Scare Triggers GSK To Pull Popular OTC Heartburn Med

Reuters reports GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets. The pharmaceutical giant said it was doing so as a “precaution." The announcement came days after..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:36Published

Midmorning With Aundrea - October 7, 2019 (Part 1) [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - October 7, 2019 (Part 1)

Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! CBD what's in it and how does it affect you? We're taking a look and, we meet another educator of the week. Plus, a conversation with Olivia Newtown..

Credit: WCBIPublished

Midmorning With Aundrea - October 1, 2019 (Part 1) [Video]Midmorning With Aundrea - October 1, 2019 (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Break away from your everyday with Aundrea Self! Today, CVS is pulling popular heartburn drug Zantac and its generic equivalent off shelves due to recent FDA findings that the active..

Credit: WCBIPublished

Walmart Pulling Zantac Off Shelves Over Concerns Ingredients Could Cause Cancer [Video]Walmart Pulling Zantac Off Shelves Over Concerns Ingredients Could Cause Cancer

The FDA says the ingredient can cause cancer but the FDA is not telling people to stop taking it.

Credit: CBS 3 Philly     Duration: 00:20Published

CVS pulls Zantac over cancer fears [Video]CVS pulls Zantac over cancer fears

CVS said over the weekend it will discontinue sales the popular Zantac heartburn treatment and its own generic ranitidine products from its pharmacies after traces of possible carcinogen amounts..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:41Published

RiteAid, Walgreens, CVS Pull Zantac From Shelves [Video]RiteAid, Walgreens, CVS Pull Zantac From Shelves

Novartis, the maker of Zantac, announced it would stop distributing popular heartburn medication worldwide, and now several pharmacy chains have announced they would no longer sell the popular antacid.

Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA     Duration: 02:14Published

CVS stops selling Zantac, other heartburn medication over cancer fears [Video]CVS stops selling Zantac, other heartburn medication over cancer fears

CVS Pharmacy has stopped selling Zantac, as well as its generic version of the heartburn medication, over concerns that they might contain a substance that could cause cancer.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 02:10Published

Walgreens, CVS Pull Zantac Off Shelves Over Carcinogen Concerns [Video]Walgreens, CVS Pull Zantac Off Shelves Over Carcinogen Concerns

The pharmacy chains will stop selling the drug pending a review by the FDA.

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:02Published

CVS Pulls Heartburn Drug Off Shelves Over Cancer Concerns [Video]CVS Pulls Heartburn Drug Off Shelves Over Cancer Concerns

The chain has stopped selling Zantac and its own generic version of the medication.

Credit: CBS 3 Philly     Duration: 00:25Published

Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves [Video]Pharmacy Chains Pull Heartburn Drug Zantac From Shelves

In September, the Food and Drug Administration warned that a heartburn drug may contain a cancer-causing chemical. Over the weekend, the chain pharmacy CVS announced it would stop selling all versions..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:36Published

CVS to Stop Selling Zantac [Video]CVS to Stop Selling Zantac

The chain has pulled the popular heartburn medication after the Food and Drug Administration said some of the pills tested contained small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 00:20Published

Moneywatch: CVS Pulls Zantac And Similar Heartburn Drugs Because Of Cancer Worries [Video]Moneywatch: CVS Pulls Zantac And Similar Heartburn Drugs Because Of Cancer Worries

CVS Pharmacy has stopped selling Zantac, as well as its generic version of the heartburn medication, over concerns that they might contain a substance that could cause cancer.

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 02:41Published

CVS To Stop Selling Zantac [Video]CVS To Stop Selling Zantac

There are concerns that Zantac could contain a cancer-causing chemical.

Credit: WBZ CBS Boston     Duration: 00:21Published

Zantac Pulled From CVS [Video]Zantac Pulled From CVS

CVS Pharmacy is pulling Zantac from its shelves over traces of carcinogens that have been found in the heartburg drug.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:30Published

Health Headlines - 9/27/19 [Video]Health Headlines - 9/27/19

In today's health headlines we talk about the generic for Zantac that has been found to cause Cancer and are being recalled. Also, a new Cancer treatment allows Radiation treatments to happen inside..

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HealthWatch: Novartis Stops Distribution Of Zantac; Study Finds That Hand Sanitizer May Not Protect You From The Flu [Video]HealthWatch: Novartis Stops Distribution Of Zantac; Study Finds That Hand Sanitizer May Not Protect You From The Flu

Novartis has halted its distribution of its own version of the popular antacid Zantac and a new study finds that hand sanitizer may not protect you from the flu the way you think it does.

Credit: WBZ CBS Boston     Duration: 02:09Published

Shipping Of Generic Versions Of Zantac Stopped [Video]Shipping Of Generic Versions Of Zantac Stopped

Generic versions of the heartburn drug Zantac will not be shipped due to a cancer-causing chemical found in the medication.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:29Published

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA finds 'potentially dangerous' cancer-causing contaminant in Zantac, related drugs [Video]Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA finds 'potentially dangerous' cancer-causing contaminant in Zantac, related drugs

Low levels of a 'potentially dangerous' cancer-causing chemical has been found in Zantac, a popular drug that treats heartburn.

Credit: WXYZ Detroit     Duration: 02:43Published

FDA Finds Traces Of Probable Carcinogen In Some Heartburn Drugs [Video]FDA Finds Traces Of Probable Carcinogen In Some Heartburn Drugs

​The FDA says Zantac-brand heartburn medicines contain small amounts of a known "probable carcinogen."

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:58Published

Heartburn, Acid Reflux Medicine Possibly Contaminated [Video]Heartburn, Acid Reflux Medicine Possibly Contaminated

A common heartburn and acid reflux medicine could be contaminated with a cancer-causing substance.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 00:31Published

 

Heartburn Drug Zantac Pulled From Store Shelves Amid Cancer Concerns

A popular heartburn drug is being pulled from store shelves amid growing concerns it could cause cancer.
CBS 2 - Published

Sanofi becomes latest drugmaker to recall Zantac

Recall comes after federal regulators found unsafe levels of a known carcinogen in the popular heartburn drug
CBS News - Published

Heartburn drug Zantac recalled as FDA investigates probable carcinogen


Chicago S-T - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

Zantac Recall Widens as Sanofi Pulls Its Drug Over Carcinogen Fears

The company’s announcement follows decisions by Walgreens, CVS and others to remove the drug from their shelves and after other manufacturers recalled their products.
NYTimes.com - Published

GSK recalls heartburn drug over carcinogen risk

GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) is recalling heartburn drug Zantac in "all markets" after being contacted by the authorities over a possible carcinogen contamination. The pharma company told..
Proactive Investors - Published

Zantac and its generic version found with chemical that could lead to cancer

There are increasing concerns about the popular heartburn drug Zantac and its generic version because of a chemical that could lead to cancer. Three large pharmacy chains in the U.S. recently pulled..
CBS News - Published

Chemical found in Zantac raises concerns

The FDA recently warned about a potentially dangerous impurity in the popular heartburn drug Zantac. The nation's three largest pharmacy chains reacted by pulling it from store shelves. Dr. Jon LaPook..
CBS News - Published

Potentially dangerous chemical found in heartburn pill Zantac

CBS News investigation reveals that there might not be just an "impurity" — but something much more serious
CBS News - Published

GSK recalls popular heartburn drug Zantac globally after cancer scare

GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday said it is recalling the popular heartburn medicine Zantac in all markets as a "precaution", days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found "unacceptable" levels of..
Reuters - Published

GSK recalls prescription-only versions of heartburn drug Zantac

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling prescription-only versions of its popular heartburn medicine Zantac as a "precautionary measure" due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drugs, Britain's medicines..
Reuters - Published

FDA finds cancer-causing chemical in heartburn medicine Zantac

Small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical have been found in the popular heartburn medication Zantac, as well is in generic forms of the drug, known as Ranitidine. The FDA is not issuing a recall and..
CBS News - Published

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Here's the latest for Friday, October 4th: White House to formally object to impeachment probe; Ukraine prosecutor looking at company linked to Hunter Biden; Hong Kong demonstrators set fires; Walmart..
USATODAY.com - Published

Zantac recall continues as FDA investigates

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. (Oct. 4)
USATODAY.com - Published

Walmart and Kroger also halt sales of Zantac, generic ranitidine over possible cancer link

Walmart said it is suspending sales of Zantac and other over-the-counter ranitidine products because of a possible cancer link
USATODAY.com - Published

Retail giant Walmart halts sales of Zantac and related drugs

Walmart has become the latest store to halt sales of the popular heartburn treatment Zantac after health regulators warned about a potentially dangerous contaminant in the drug. The nation's largest..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Walmart pulls Zantac amid growing worries over cancer link

Retailer is suspending all over-the-counter ranitidine products, including Zantac and Equate, following FDA alert
CBS News - Published

Walgreens and Rite Aid join CVS Health in discontinuing sales of popular heartburn drug Zantac

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) and Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) have both joined rival CVS Health Corp. (NYSE:CVS) in discontinuing sales of the popular Zantac heartburn drug and generic..
Proactive Investors - Published

Pharmacies Pull Zantac Over Concern That Contaminant Poses Cancer Risk

Major U.S. pharmacies have pulled Zantac and its generic equivalent off the shelves after concern about a contaminant that poses a small cancer risk.
NPR - Published

Zantac pulled over cancer risk: What we know

CVS and Walgreens suspended sales of Zantac after the FDA said it found small amounts of a probable carcinogen. Here's what we know.
USATODAY.com - Published

CVS, Walgreens remove Zantac, which contains ranitidine, over possible link to cancer

The pharmacy chain said the FDA is not recommending people stop taking the stomach-acid-reducing drugs yet. However, it is encouraging patrons who bought these products to return them for a refund.
USATODAY.com - Published

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