Drug Discontinuation

HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare has discontinued Zantac® Effervescent Tablets as follows:

Zantac® Effervescent Tablets
Ranitidine 150mg
ARTG 45993 

Possible alternatives to Zantac® Effervescent tablets include:

  • A tablet or capsule presentation of an alternate H2 receptor antagonist;
  • A proton pump inhibitor (available as orally disintegrating tablets and enteric coated granules for patients who have difficulty swallowing tablets); and/or
  • Diet and lifestyle modification.

Retain this notice in a prominent position, including in other related business units for one month. Report any problems identified with medicines, vaccines or medical devices to the TGA.

Should you require further information regarding this matter, please contact Aspen Pharmacare on 1300 659 646, or your pharmacist at HPS Pharmacies.

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