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How Zantac use has been linked to cancer:
Since September 2019, long-term use of Zantac has been suspected of causing cancer. The FDA urged manufacturers to carry out further tests. As more data emerged about the risks of Zantac and its generics, the FDA made one final leap and required that Zantac and its generics be entirely removed from the market.
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The agency concluded that NDMA contaminants were found in some ranitidine (Zantac) products and the amount available increased over time. Storing Zantac at temperatures above normal room temperature may result in unacceptable user exposure. Due to this mandatory recall request, this product is not available for new or existing prescription or OTC use in the United States.
It is believed that the list of cancer mentioned below is caused by NDMA. The ingredients in these medicines are likely to cause cancer and the use of these medicines has been linked to a number of cancers, including:
- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Multiple myeloma