The acceptable daily intake limit is 96 nanograms, according to the FDA, but Valisure tests showed Zantac fetched more than 2 million nanograms per tablet.
When they followed testing methods to replicate that of a human stomach, the drug fetched 300,000 nanograms per tablet, and this is still infinitely far from FDA’s acceptable limit. It is 3,000 times HIGHER than what is considered safe by FDA³.
In case you are not aware of the damaging effects of what Ranitidine could do to our bodies, here are some facts straight out of scientists’ minds.
Studies have shown that high levels of NDMA can cause liver damage. As drinkers, we all know that drinking is already burdening our liver to do the extra work. Now imagine we are actually taking something that puts more stress on our livers.
When tested in different animals, NDMA induced tumors in various organs, making it a probable human carcinogenic.
What is even more concerning is that people who suffer from Asian Glow has a higher risk of having esophageal or stomach cancer.
When consumed together with alcohol, the risk of getting cancer significantly increases for drinkers especially those with Alcohol flush.Worse still, Zantac doesn't help with the root problem of Alcohol flush. Instead, it merely masks the problems, and your body has to deal with the toxic Acetaldehyde.