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If you've developed cancer after taking Zantac, we can help.

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Zantac (ranitidine) Use Has Been Linked To Cancer

If you (or a loved one) have taken Zantac and developed one of the following types of cancer AFTER using Zantac, you may be entitled to compensation:

  • Bladder or Kidney (Renal) Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Esophageal, Throat or Nasal Cancer
  • Ovarian, Uterine, Prostate or Testicular Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Stomach or Colorectal Cancer
  • Liver Cancer

If you took Zantac and developed cancer, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney about filing a Zantac lawsuit.

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In September of 2019, the United States FDA reported the discovery of a carcinogenic contaminant known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in Zantac (ranitidine).

Zantac is a common heartburn medication available in both prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) versions.

The FDA advisory states that the level of the contaminant is low, but the levels have been found to be between thousands of times higher than what has previously determined to be safe.

The first Zantac lawsuit was filed in California the day the FDA issued its advisory. Plaintiffs accuse drugmakers Sanofi and Boerhringer Ingelheim of manufacturing, marketing, and selling a product they knew (or should have known) had been contaminated with an industrial chemical which is known to cause cancer.

The exact cause of the NDMA contamination is still under investigation.

However, during the period in which Boerhinger Ingelheim and Sanofi manufactured and marketed Zantac, scientific research demonstrated a clear link between ranitidine, the active ingredient in Zantac, and NDMA. Specifically, when ranitidine comes in contact with water, it creates a chemical reaction that causes the formation of NDMA.

Despite the availability of this information, the drugmakers chose not to disclose this risk to the government or to consumers.

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NDMA and Zantac Complications & Symptoms

In addition to causing cancer, NDMA is a potent hepatotoxin. Short-term exposure to NDMA can cause liver damage (such as liver fibrosis and scarring). Long-term exposure can increase the risk of liver, kidney, and lung tumors.

Symptoms of NDMA overexposure include headaches; fever; nausea; jaundice; vomiting; abdominal cramps; enlarged liver; reduced function of the liver, kidneys and lungs; and dizziness.

Other adverse effects that have been associated with Zantac include:

  • nervous system disorders
  • arrhythmia or tachycardia (irregular or rapid heartbeat)
  • vitamin B-12 deficiency
  • hepatitis, liver failure, and jaundice
  • increased risk of pneumonia
  • low platelet levels in the blood
  • skin rashes and hair loss

What We Know About NDMA

NDMA is used in aviation and rocket fuel and industrial lubricants. It is also a by-product of several industrial processes, including gasoline refining and the treatment of wastewater containing nitrogen.

Other applications for NDMA include inducing carcinogenesis in laboratory rats for cancer research. NDMA may also be found in a number of food products, such as cured meats, and is an ingredient in tobacco fumes. Fortunately, NDMA does not appear to accumulate in tissues.

Under the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA), NDMA is classified as “extremely hazardous.” Because of this, there are stringent reporting requirements for companies and individuals who produce, store, or use the substance in large amounts.

Compensation in Zantac Lawsuits

If you took Zantac and have been diagnosed with cancer, then we will be seeking the following damages for you:

  • Past and future medical expenses that result from the injuries.
  • Past and future pain and suffering (physical and mental) caused by the injuries, and the treatment and recovery process.
  • Past and future wage loss.
  • Past and future loss of earning capacity.
  • Past and future loss of enjoyment of life.
  • Punitive damages, if appropriate.

We can and will represent you in every aspect of your Zantac lawsuit.

We will help you recover a sum that will cover your losses and any damages you may have suffered.

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We Handle All Types Of Zantac Cancer Cases

ADULT ZANTAC CANCER CASES

REQUIREMENTS: At least 1 year of use prior to cancer diagnosis; Minimum of 300 mg/week during 1-year period of use; and no more than 10 years since last use prior to cancer diagnosis.

PRENATAL ZANTAC EXPOSURE CASES

REQUIREMENTS: At least 6 mos. of use during pregnancy; Minimum of 300 mg/week during 6 months of pregnancy; and No more than 5 years after birth until diagnosis of cancer.

PEDIATRIC ZANTAC EXPOSURE CASES

REQUIREMENTS: At least 1 year of use prior to cancer diagnosis; Minimum of 150 mg/week during 1-year period of use no more than 1 year since last use prior to cancer diagnosis.

Do You Qualify for Compensation From A Zantac Lawsuit?

Our skilled Zantac lawsuit attorneys are investigating cases and filing class-action lawsuits for those who have been diagnosed with cancer following regular Zantac use. An FDA investigation prompted recalls of the popular heartburn medication after dangerous levels of NDMA, a carcinogenic chemical, were discovered in the tablets.

If you took Zantac and developed cancer, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney about your rights.

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