California Lab Finds New Clues In Popular Heartburn Drug's Possible Cancer LinkThe popular heartburn drug ranitidine, the generic form of Zantac, was linked to cancer in September, prompting some voluntary recalls of the drug and an investigation by the Food and Drug Administration.
Generic Versions Of Heartburn Drug Zantac Pulled From Distribution Over Cancer-Causing ChemicalNDMA is the same carcinogen that prompted a massive recall of several blood pressure medications in July.
Cancer-Causing Substance Discovered In Common Heartburn Drug Zantac, FDA SaysAccording to the FDA on Friday, small amounts of N-nitrosodimethylamine – or NDMA – were discovered in the drug Zantac.
Study: Popular Heartburn Drug Might Raise Your Risk Of Premature DeathThis is just the latest of many studies linking PPIs to adverse side effects, including hip fractures, kidney disease, infections, dementia and esophageal cancer.
Dr. Max Gomez: Acid Blockers May Lead To Other Health ProblemsWhile powerful acid blockers may help your heartburn, they could come with dangerous complications from broken bones to heart problems.
Dr. Max Gomez: Acid-Blockers Linked To Vitamin Deficiency A potentially serious vitamin deficiency has been linked to acid-blockers that are typically taken for heartburn and acid reflux.
Health Watch: New Surgery Can Fix Heartburn