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US Zantac Sales And Distribution Continue As Sanofi Tests For NDMA

Executive Summary

Novartis, which licensed OTC Zantac for US marketing to Sanofi, stops distribution of the histamine-2 blocker ranitidine to presence of NDMA, a probable carcinogen. Decision doesn’t affect US sales of OTC Zantac in US, where FDA says NDMA found in ingredient is at low levels.

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