The F.D.A. recently called for the removal of all Zantac products from store shelves, and individuals who have Zantac products at home have been asked to throw these products away. There is a risk that Zantac products could contain an impurity which causes cancer. The impurity in Zantac can result in high levels of a dangerous chemical known as NDMA being present in the product. High levels of NDMA have been linked to certain types of cancers. What are these cancers, and could your use of Zantac be linked to your recent or current cancer diagnosis?
Which cancers might be linked to Zantac or NDMA exposure? The National Law Review recently published a list of cancers known to be linked to NDMA exposure. These cancers include:
- Stomach cancer
- Small intestine cancer
- Colorectal cancer
- Esophageal cancer
- Liver cancer
- Early onset prostate cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
If you have a history of taking prescription Zantac or are taking Zantac to treat your heartburn, ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux, or to treat other conditions you might have, and if you also have a diagnosis of one of these cancers, you may want to speak to your doctor about whether there is a link. Blizzard Law, PLLC is accepting cases from clients who have been diagnosed with cancer a after regularly taking Zantac. if you are someone you love has been diagnosed with one of the listed cancers after using Zantac you can call Blizzard Law, PLLC for a free evaluation.
Victims and families may have the right to seek damages for their medical expenses, lost wages due to missed days at work, rehabilitation costs, and pain and suffering damages. If you have taken Zantac and then went on to develop cancer or went on to develop liver damage, you may have the right to seek damages for your losses. You are not alone. Blizzard Law, PLLC is a Zantac lawsuit law firm that is here to help you.