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Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA

4 monthes ago   |   By Web MD

While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine in some ranitidine products, the FDA said this does not mean patients taking the drugs should stop using them now.
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Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, the F.D.A. Says

Zantac Has Low Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical, the F.D.A. Says

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The chemical, NDMA, is the same one found in the blood pressure drug valsartan, which led to widespread recalls last year.
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