Sounds like 'ra-ni-ta-dine'

November 2020: Notification that ranitidine is no longer being manufactured and is not available in New Zealand

Which products are affected?

Ranitidine is also called:

  • Zantac®
  • Zantac Extra®
  • Zantac Double Strength®
  • Ranitidine Relief®
  • Peptisoothe® liquid. 

These medicines may be prescribed or the tablets can be purchased over the counter. They are commonly used for heartburn, gastric reflux or ulcers

What can you do?

If you take this medicine, see your healthcare professional to discuss alternatives. 


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