Voluntary Recall of Nizatidine products from US market

Amneal Pharmaceuticals announced recall of nizatidine oral solution, 15 mg/mL, due to presence of potential levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) impurity, (a probable human carcinogen). Nizatidine is a similar drug to Ranitidine which is commonly used in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease. It acts as antagonists for histamine (H2) receptor, thereby

Ranitidine drug status in India: Is it still used?

Ranitidine has an Indian market size of Rs 750 crore which is also commonly used OTC and prescription medicine by wide range of patients (pediatrics, adults and the elderly patients) commonly used for intestinal and stomach ulcers, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome etc., It is a H-2 blocking agent, which decreases the amount

Drug Recall story of Ranitidine (An established drug since 3 decades)

A medicine having been considered as “Safe” since 1981 is recalled from the drug market. It’s not a surprise on recall of a drug from market which has an “assumed established safety profile”. Ranitidine, popularly known to public as Zantac, is a very common OTC (over the counter) drug and prescription stomach acid blocker widely

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