A Canadian drugmaker, Apotex, Inc. has voluntarily pulled some generic versions of the heartburn medication Zantac sold at Walgreens, Walmart, and Rite-Aid over concerns about a contaminant that could be a carcinogen.
The voluntary recall comes after Sandoz recalled its versions of Zantac.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Apotex, Inc. is recalling its 75 mg and 150 mg over-the-counter ranitidine tablets.
Consumers can see a full list of the recalled ranitidine tablets on the FDA’s website.
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