A number of ranitidine product manufacturers have issued voluntary recalls.

Zantac 150® Tablets

Relieves heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach

Prevents heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by eating or drinking certain foods and beverages

Directions

Adults and children 12 years and over:

  • To relieve symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water
  • To prevent symptoms, swallow 1 tablet with a glass of water 30 to 60 minutes before eating food or drinking beverages that cause heartburn
  • Can be used up to twice daily (do not take more than 2 tablets in 24 hours)

Children under 12 years: ask a doctor

Other information:

  • Do not use if individual foil pouch is open or torn
  • Read the directions, consumer information leaflet and warnings before use
  • Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • Avoid excessive heat or humidity

Ingredients

Active:

Ranitidine 150 mg (as Ranitidine Hydrochloride 168 mg) (per tablet)


Inactive:

Hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, synthetic red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, triacetin

Warnings

Allergy alert: Do not use if you are allergic to ranitidine or other acid reducers

Do not use:

  • If you have trouble or pain swallowing food, vomiting with blood, or bloody or black stools. These may be signs of a serious condition. See your doctor.
  • With other acid reducers
  • If you have kidney disease, except under the advice and supervision of a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • Had heartburn over 3 months. This may be a sign of a more serious condition.
  • Heartburn with lightheadedness, sweating or dizziness
  • Chest pain or shoulder pain with shortness of breath
  • Sweating
  • Pain spreading to arms, neck or shoulders, or lightheadedness
  • Frequent chest pain
  • Frequent wheezing, particularly with heartburn
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Stop use and ask a doctor if:

  • Your heartburn continues or worsens
  • You need to take this product for more than 14 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Manufacturer

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