Ranitidine Syrup recalled over probable cancer-causing contaminant
Lannett Company, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Ranitidine Syrup.
The recall is due to the presence of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above levels accepted by the FDA.
NDMA is a "probable human carcinogen, a substance that can cause cancer, based on laboratory testing."
The recalled product is used as a short-term treatment for ulcers.
Consumers are urged to contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking this product.
The affected Ranitidine Syrup lots can be found online.