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US FDA orders the disposal of Ranitidine
After months of study, the FDA has concluded that the ranitidine drug contains unacceptable levels of carcinogenic impurities and called for its disposal. About the Issue The US Food and Drug Administration had tested the drug ranitidine over several months for presence of impurities. It discovered the presence of a carcinogenic substance called NDMA. It ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022 • International / World Current Affairs • Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: FDA • NDMA • Pharmaceuticals • Ranitidine
FDA investigating genotoxic compounds in drugs
The US Food and Drug Administration has been on the look out for genotoxic compounds contamination in some drugs used for dealing with diabetes. The FDA had found instances of genotoxin contamination in drugs like Zantac. Genotoxic compounds are those that cause genetic mutation and eventually result in cancer. The genotoxic compounds can cause direct ..
Topics: Angiotensin II receptor blocker • Chemistry • Drugs • Food and Drug Administration • Genotoxicity • Health • Hepatotoxins • Metformin • N-Nitrosodimethylamine • Nitrosamine • Ranitidine • RTT