FDA Downplays Risks From Already Recalled Heartburn Drug Zantac FDA Downplays Risks From Already Recalled Heartburn Drug Zantac

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday downplayed the risk from contamination of the already recalled popular heartburn drug Zantac, and said its tests suggest it does not cause carcinogens to form in patients.Reuters Health Information
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Authors: Kurniawan AH, Suwandi BH, Kholili U Abstract Diabetic gastroenteropathy is a common complication in prolonged diabetic patients, particularly patients with poor glycemic control or other complications, including all form of diabetic complication on the gastrointestinal tract, which prompts various symptoms of heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, even constipation, diarrhea, and fecal incontinence. The underlying pathophysiology of this complication manifestations are different on each organ or symptom, but may include autonomic nervous system neuropathy, loss of Interstitial Cell of Cajal as gastri...
Source: Acta medica Indonesiana - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Acta Med Indones Source Type: research
Conditions:   Indigestion;   Heartburn Intervention:   Dietary Supplement: HLNatural, Inc. Upset Stomach Relief Sponsors:   Hawthorne Effect Inc.;   HLNatural, Inc. Recruiting
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As part of its investigation into an impurity found in heartburn medication Zantac OTC, the US Food and Drug Administration has found levels of the impurity "similar to the levels you would expect to be exposed to if you ate common foods like grilled or smoked meats."
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As part of its investigation into an impurity found in heartburn medication Zantac OTC, the US Food and Drug Administration has found levels of the impurity "similar to the levels you would expect to be exposed to if you ate common foods like grilled or smoked meats."
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday downplayed the risk caused by contamination of the already recalled popular heartburn drug Zantac, and said its tests suggest it does not cause carcinogens to form after ingestion by patients.
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Sloughing esophagitis or esophagitis dissecans superficialis (EDS) is an uncommon under-reported benign condition of unknown etiology. Endoscopic findings are characterized by sloughing of large fragments of esophageal mucosa. Patients present with dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, heartburn and abdominal pain. It is associated with medication use (bisphosphonates, NSAIDs and antidepressants), smoking, autoimmune skin disorders and esophageal injury. Differential diagnosis includes conditions that resemble endoscopic appearance of sloughing of the esophageal mucosa like eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
Source: Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Laparoscopic repair of hiatal hernia is a feasible technique with a satisfactory surgical outcome. Importantly, it can be performed by thoracic surgeons who are experienced in the laparoscopic approach. PMID: 31656664 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Thoracic Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: J Thorac Dis Source Type: research
We present the case of a 23-year-old woman with recurrent episodes of oral aphthosis, dysphagia, odynophagia and heartburn. Upper digestive endoscopy revealed an irregular mucosa with multiple ulcerations with irregular margins within the mid-esophagus. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) for cytomegalovirus and herpes virus were both positive. Four years after, she presented with the same symptoms and the involvement of ileo-colonic lesions, with pathological findings helped establish the Crohn's disease diagnosis. Crohn's disease represents an idiopathic chronic inflammatory gut disease, which can affect any part of the digestive tra...
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Most of us are pretty familiar with how anxiety feels in our body. When you have anxious thoughts, your body responds with a tightening in the stomach, nausea, gas, heartburn, and indigestion. The connection between your brain and your gastrointestinal tract goes the other way as well. If your digestive system is disrupted, it can send signals to your brain that may cause you to become anxious. This bidirectional connection is called the gut-brain axis. We are still learning a lot about the digestive system’s effect on the body and the mind, but what is coming to light through scientific research is that your gut is...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Publishers Spirituality & Health Digestion gut balance healthy gut healthy gut microbiome Immune System Source Type: blogs
Perrigo Company supplies ranitidine - the generic form of the branded heartburn drug - to both of the British retail giants. It announced the recall in an alert sent out by UK health chiefs today.
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