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Zantac linked to Cancer

Stomach, Bladder,  Kidney, Pancreatic and Colon Cancer have been linked to ingestion of Zantac, the brand name or prescription drug used to treat heartburn or acid indigestion.*

*Do not discontinue use of a drug without consulting your doctor or nurse practioner.

Investigations have uncovered possible links of at least 60 days of regular use of Zantac (ranitidine) with a diagnosis of cancer made six months or more after the last use of Zantac. The FDA warned that Zantac may be contaminated with cancer-causing agent NDMA (N-nitrosodimethylamine) which is used in gasoline and rocket fuel and other petroleum-based industrial products. NDMA levels in Zantac may be 3,000 to 26,000 times higher than allowed levels set by the FDA.

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Contact us at 1-800-814-4540 if you were diagnosed with Stomach, Bladder,  Kidney, Pancreatic and Colon Cancer after taking Zantac for regular use at least 60 days to determine eligibility for compensation. Our medical legal consultations are free.

Potential carcinogenic effects of NDMA exposure include:

  • Stomach cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Colon cancer

You may be eligible to recover damages for:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disability or permanent injury
  • Punitive damages
  • Wrongful death

FDA Release

In September 2019,  the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement that N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was detected in at least one manufacturer’s version of ranitidine. Afterwards, some manufacturers voluntarily recalled their own versions of the drug and some of the largest retail stores removed Zantac (ranitidine) from their shelves.

NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen and is found in low levels of cigarettes, most foods, and drinking water. The FDA has publicly stated that the levels of NDMA found were “low” and suggested that the risk posed to humans was inconclusive as of now.

Time Limits

There are time limits to retrieve your medical proof of prescription or over the counter drug usage and cancer diagnosis. If you ingested Zantac (ranitidine) on a regular basis and believe the use may have led to cancer of the stomach, colon, intestines, kidneys, bladder or pancreas, contact us ow at 1-800-814-4540 or carolyn@carolynstclair.com for a free consultation.

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