November 19, 2019
On October 25, 2019, Avkare Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall of prescription ranitidine capsules manufactured by Dr. Reddy's and distributed by AvKare Pharmaceuticals due to an elevated amount of an unexpected impurity (NDMA) found in the active pharmaceutical ingredient.
Express Scripts will send a letter to patients who have received medication impacted by the recall.
The FDA recommends speaking with your prescriber if you want to stop your medication or use an alternative medication.
Ranitidine 150mg Capsules
Ranitidine 300mg Capsules
Additional information is available on the FDA’s website:
Last updated: March 13, 2020