A 35-year-old female asked:
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does zantac (ranitidine) 75 contain aluminum?

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Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
No: Zantac is a histamine-type 2 blocker that helps to reduce stomach acid production in the stomach. It's generic name is ranitidine and does not contain aluminum.
Answered on Sep 15, 2019
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: Generic ranitidine is c13h22n4o3s . According to the manufacturer's website additional inactive ingredients in zantac include hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, synthetic red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, triacetin. There is no aluminum.
Answered on Sep 15, 2019
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