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Health Alerts: Zantac

April 2, 2020

We would like to notify you of the recent Food and Drug Administration recall of ALL over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription ranitidine products, commonly known as Zantac.

Consumers should stop taking any OTC ranitidine they may currently have. Patients taking prescription ranitidine should speak with their health care professional about other treatment options before stopping the medication. Multiple drugs are approved for the same or similar uses as ranitidine.

Please remember to dispose of ranitidine products properly. See the links below for proper medication disposal methods and the update on ranitidine from the FDA.


Your Rady Children’s Hospital Pharmacy Team

Click here to find out how to dispose of these products.

Click here for more information from the FDA website.