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Zantac Drug Lawsuits

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Zantac, the popular heartburn medication, was recently pulled from shelves after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the public that the drug could contain cancer-causing contaminants. This contamination has led countless consumers to develop various dangerous cancers, including colon cancer, stomach cancer, kidney cancer, and liver cancer.

If you, or a loved one, developed cancer after taking Zantac, or its generic equivalent, our team is prepared to help you take legal action against the responsible parties.

Why Choose Our Firm?

Our attorneys at The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A. are committed to providing each of our clients with fierce representation and personalized attention. We have recovered billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, and aren’t afraid to go up against the large corporations responsible for your injuries. Our team has more than 30 years of experience, and we will use our ample resources to secure the most beneficial outcome for your case, no matter how complex or difficult the case may be.

Call (888) 554-2030 today to schedule a free consultation with our Zantac injury attorneys.

What is Zantac?

Zantac first hit U.S. markets in 1983 as a prescription medication to treat a variety of gastrointestinal issues, such as heartburn or acid reflux. It is an over-the-counter drug, and is also sold under the generic name, ranitidine. Ranitidine drugs are also available in a prescription-strength form for the treatment of more serious stomach issues, like ulcers.

In the spring of 2018, Zantac underwent testing, along with several other similar medications, for a known “probable carcinogenic” chemical called NDMA. In other words, exposure to certain levels of NDMA may lead to the development of certain cancers. The study ultimately found high levels of NDMA in Zantac, leading the FDA to issue a warning.

Why is Zantac Dangerous?

According to the Zantac-NDMA study, conducted at Valisure, a research lab in Connecticut, the use of Zantac can be problematic on many levels. The lab discovered that, not only does Zantac contain alarming amounts of NDMA independently, but it may also become even more unstable when consumed. In fact, the study revealed that the human body breaks down Zantac in such a way that it exposes the consumer to NDMA levels more than 400 times the level deemed acceptable by the FDA. The FDA later conducted its own tests and confirmed that Zantac and its generic forms contain hazardous concentrations of NDMA.

Zantac has been associated with the following cancers:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Contact The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A. Today

Did you, or a loved one, develop cancer after taking Zantac? Studies show that the consistent use of Zantac may cause certain consumers to develop various cancers associated with NDMA exposure. If you think you, or a loved one, may have been affected, our firm is here to help. We believe the companies responsible for manufacturing and selling these medications should be held responsible for the resulting damage they have caused. Our attorneys have ample experience fighting for the rights of the wrongfully injured and we want to help you, too.

If you file a dangerous drug claim, or a wrongful death lawsuit, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, future medical expenses, loss of companionship, and more.

Call our Florida-based Zantac injury attorneys today at (888) 554-2030 or contact The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A. online.

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