Does Zantac or Phazyme interfere with vitamin B12 absorption?

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19 Apr 2010

Yes, Zantac can affect the absorption of Vitamin B12 because of its effect on gastric acid production. Whether this interaction is clinically significant or not is unknown.
See: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php

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