Recall of eight heartburn medications sparks concern about a knock-on effect

Tassone says pharmacists should be paid for managing the process

Pharmacists may face shortages of heartburn medications as a result of a TGA recall of a number of products that contain ranitidine.

Recall of eight heartburn medications sparks concern about a knock-on effect

The regulator has named eight branded and generic tablets and liquids that have been recalled as a result of contamination with a probable carcinogen.

The TGA has advised pharmacists and doctors to consider alternative medications, such as another H2 receptor antagonist or proton pump inhibitors.

However, Pharmacy Guild Victoria president Anthony

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