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Have You Been Diagnosed With Cancer After Taking Zantac?
Countless Americans suffer from heartburn and have turned to Zantac to treat and prevent it. Unfortunately, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has linked the drug to a “probable human carcinogen” called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). This means Zantac could cause cancer. In fact, lawsuits have already been filed linking Zantac to various cancers of the digestive tract.
Attorneys at Mitcheson & Lee LLP are available to fight for Zantac users who have been diagnosed with cancer. Call us at (617) 934-3207 to get started.
Multiple Products Affected
FDA testing revealed problems with all ranitidine products – not just Zantac. Ranitidine is the active ingredient in Zantac and dozens of other heartburn medications, like Walmart’s Equate and CVS’s Health Store. When news about high levels of NDMA in ranitidine came to light, several manufacturers pulled their products from shelves.
Between September 2019 and April 2020, at least 16 manufacturers issued voluntary recalls of their products. By April 2020, the FDA announced that no ranitidine products were safe. Drugmakers like Sanofi, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Glenmark, and Northwind should have never allowed their dangerous products on the market. By doing so, they failed their duty towards consumers.
If you or a loved one is battling cancer due to Sanofi or other manufacturers’ negligence, you deserve justice. Our Boston Zantac lawyerscan help you get it.
How Does NDMA Cause Cancer?
NDMA is found in low levels in our food and drinking water, especially meats and dairy products. It is also found at low, harmless levels in some drugs. The levels of NDMA in Zantac and other ranitidine products, however, were well above the FDA’s daily limits.
When NDMA builds up in the body over time, it can cause a host of adverse health effects. So far, NDMA in Zantac has been associated with:
- Esophageal cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Breast cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Ovarian cancer
- Uterine cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Pancreatic cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Testicular cancer
- And more
Zantac has even been linked to lung cancer in non-smokers. Anyone who was diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac or another ranitidine product for 6 months to 1 year should investigate the source of their illness.
Mitcheson & Lee LLP can help.
Fighting for Accountability
No one knows how long Sanofi and other drugmakers kept the NDMA in Zantac a secret, nor how long their products contained this cancer-causing chemical. Further, we do not yet have an estimate of how many people have suffered as a result.
Still, victims continue to come forward every day, and ranitidine manufacturers must be held accountable. Their negligence caused everyday Americans to experience unspeakable damages, and if you’ve been affected, you shouldn’t have to cope with these damages alone.
Mitcheson & Lee LLP is a team of experienced litigators that understands what you’re going through. Our firm focuses on building strong attorney-client relationships, and we are invested in achieving positive outcomes for all of our clients.
After a cancer diagnosis, experienced and compassionate legal representation can make all the difference.
Call us at (617) 934-3207 or contact us onlineto speak with our dedicated Boston Zantac lawyers.
Your initial consultation is free!