Does Ranitidine Cause Cancer?

Ranitidine use was associated with a statistically significant 2.4-fold increased risk for the combined outcome of stomach/esophageal cancer, and has been linked to cancers such as bladder cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer. The drug is contaminated with NDMA which is classified by the International Agency on Cancer Research (IARC) as “a probable human carcinogen.”

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