|Ranitidine 150mg Tablets
|Ranitidine 300mg Tablets
Brief description of the problem
Medreich Plc is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to possible contamination with an impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) which has genotoxic and carcinogenic potential.
A full list of the batches affected are available in the attachment at the end of the document.
Advice for healthcare professionals and wholesalers
Stop supplying the above products immediately and remove from the shelves within your store. Quarantine all remaining stock and return it to your supplier using your supplier’s approved process.
If you receive queries about this issue from patients, advise them to contact their GP, pharmacist or healthcare professional to review ongoing treatment.
This is an on-going issue and the MHRA is actively involved with the European Medicines Agency and with other medicines regulators to determine any possible impact. An investigation into other potentially impacted products is continuing and further updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.
For stock control enquiries please contact Medreich Plc Customer Service team on
020 8831 1580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For medical information enquiries please contact Medreich Plc Pharmacovigilance Department on
020 8831 1580 or email@example.com
Recipients should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts.
NHS Regional teams are asked to forward this to relevant clinics, general practitioners and community pharmacists.
Published 3 February 2020