Antacid Medication Zantac Triggers Lawsuits – Get the Facts
Zantac is a popular antacid medication that has been on the market since the 80s, as both a prescription and over the counter medication. Zantac is often used treat acid reflux, heartburn, and other stomach, throat, and gastrointestinal issues. Zantac has also been used as an allergy treatment.
Zantac is also known by the clinical name ranitidine hydrochloride.
Mounting evidence also allegedly shows that the largest manufactures of Zantac, Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim, hid the Zantac cancer link from millions of people who took the drug for heartburn, gastric and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), sour stomach, Barrett’s esophagus, acid reflux, and other issues.
All of this occurred while Zanta racked up over $1 Billion in sales!
The FDA Issued the Following Recall April 1, 2020:
“With today’s announcement, the FDA is sending letters to all manufacturers of ranitidine requesting they withdraw their products from the market. The FDA is also advising consumers taking OTC ranitidine to stop taking any tablets or liquid they currently have, dispose of them properly and not buy more; for those who wish to continue treating their condition, they should consider using other approved OTC products.” | FDA Announcement
Zantac & Your Health
Short-term exposure to NDMA can cause liver damage. Long-term exposure to NDMA can result in permanent liver damage, as well as cancerous tumors. Symptoms of NDMA exposure include headaches, fever, jaundice, vomiting, and abdominal cramps.
Complications and cancers allegedly caused by Zantac include: Nervous system disorders, Vitamin B-12 deficiency, Hepatitis Liver failure, Increased risk of pneumonia, Low platelets and many forms of cancer.
Cancers Linked to Zantac
Bladder cancer, Colon and rectal cancers, Esophageal and stomach cancers, Intestinal cancers, Kidney cancers, Liver cancers, Lung cancers in non-smokers, Ovarian and uterine cancers, Pancreatic cancers, Prostate cancers, Testicular cancers, Thyroid cancers.
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If you or a loved one has experienced any of the above conditions or symptoms and have used Zantac over the counter or by prescription, please do not delay IPG Law is here to help you get the assistance you deserve.
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