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Sandoz recalls Ranitidine Hydrochloride capsules

The products are contaminated with NDMA, a probable cancer causer.

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Sandoz is recalling all quantities and lots within of Ranitidine Hydrochloride Capsules in the US.

The products are contaminated with N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) above levels established by the FDA.

NDMA is classified as a probable substance that could cause cancer.

The firm says it has not received any reports of adverse events to date.

The following lots of the product, including 30-count, 60-count and 500-count bottles, are being recalled:

Product NameNDC NumberLot Nbr.Exp.DoM

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

500 count

0781-

2855-05

HD18624.30.204.19.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

500 count

0781-

2855-05

HP94389.30.209.5.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

500 count

0781-

2855-05

HP94399.30.209.6.17

RANITIDINE

150mg Capsules

500 count

0781-

2855-05

HP94409.30.209.5.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

60 count

0781-

2855-60

HC92664.30.204.19.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

60 count

0781-

2855-60

HD18654.30.204.19.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

60 count

0781-

2855-60

HP94419.30.209.6.17

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

60 count

0781-

2855-60

JK79948.31.218.7.18

RANITIDINE

150mg

Capsules

60 count

0781-

2855-60

JK86598.31.218.7.18

RANITIDINE

300mg

Capsules

30 count

0781-

2865-31

HD86254.30.204.27.17

RANITIDINE

300mg

Capsules

30 count

0781-

2865-31

HD92754.30.204.27.17

RANITIDINE

300mg

Capsules

30 count

0781-

2865-31

HU22078.31.208.24.17

RANITIDINE

300mg

Capsules

30 count

0781-

2865-31

HX66763.31.213.20.18

RANITIDINE

300mg

Capsules

30 count

0781-

2865-31

HX66773.31.213.20.18

The recalled product can be identified by the NDC number and lot number provided above.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled product should continue taking their medication and speak to their physician or pharmacist on alternate healthcare treatment options.

Consumers with questions may contact Sandoz at (800) 525-8747 option # between 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday (EST) or online at www.us.sandoz.com for more information.

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