Agent Name

Ranitidine hydrochloride

Alternative Name

Zantac

CAS Number

66357-59-3

Formula

C13-H22-N4-O3-S.Cl-H

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

AH 19065; 1,1-Ethenediamine, N-(2-(((5-((dimethylamino)methyl)-2-furanyl)methyl)thio)ethyl)-N`-methyl-2-nitro-, monohydrochloride; Zantac; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Comments

Allergic contact dermatitis reported in pharmaceutical workers; [Kanerva, p. 1170] Ranitidine is a drug to reduce acid secretion in the stomach. Many side effects have been reported after ingestion of therapeutic doses including, rarely, drug-induced hepatitis. [HSDB]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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