URGENT RECALL Two New Alerts Over Common Heartburn Drug Recalled Over Cancer Fears – Including Boots And Morrison Own-Brands




By Lizzie Parry in The Sun.


COMMON heartburn drugs sold over-the-counter have been urgently recalled – over fears they could contain cancer-causing chemicals.

It’s the third major recall of its kind, six types of prescription-only Zantac were recalled earlier this month.

Now, six more products have been added to the list, the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) confirmed.

They warned there had been a possible contamination of the active drug in Zantac and some own-brand medicines, rantidine.

It has identified an impurity called NDMA – which has been linked to certain cancers – in the medicines.

The latest alerts related to medications made by the firm Perrigo Company plc.


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