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Recently, it has come to light that ranitidine medications, commonly known as the popular heartburn drug Zantac®, contain unsafe levels of a cancer-causing chemical. Allegations have been made that the manufacturer of these drugs knew the risks and failed to warn pharmacists, doctors, and patients.

If you have taken Zantac® and were recently diagnosed with cancer, please know that you have rights and may be entitled to financial compensation for the harm you’ve suffered.

Long & Long has years of experience helping injured people in Mobile, Orange Beach, and around Baldwin County on a wide variety of claims. We’re now accepting Zantac® lawsuit cases and are dedicated to helping these people across the country fight for justice. We’re ready to protect you just like a member of our own family.

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Zantac® Lawsuit FAQs

If you have taken a ranitidine medication, known under the brand name Zantac®, and were diagnosed with any type of cancer, you may be eligible for compensation.

Getting started is easy and won’t cost you a thing. Call or click to get in contact with us today, and we’ll review your case at no cost to you.

The makers of Zantac® have powerful lawyers on their side, so to have the best chance of getting compensation for the harm you’ve suffered, you need an experienced Zantac® lawyer in your corner. Let us defend your rights and fight to hold the big drug companies accountable for the pain they’ve caused you and your family.

There’s no cost and no obligation for your initial consultation. There are never any hidden fees, and you won’t pay anything at all unless we win your case for you.

Zantac® and NDMA

Ranitidine medications, more commonly known as Zantac®, have been discovered to contain unsafe levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). This substance is known by the Environmental Protection Agency as a “probable human carcinogen.”

An ongoing investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has discovered that ranitidine, the active ingredient in Zantac®, can convert into NDMA after ingestion and can increase to dangerous levels due to body temperature or being stored in higher-than-normal temperatures.

As a result, the FDA has recently ordered a recall of all over-the-counter and prescription ranitidine products from the market in order to protect the public.

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NDMA: A Known Carcinogen

The EPA is not the only agency that has declared NDMA as a human carcinogen. It has also been declared as probably carcinogenic to humans by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the U.S. National Toxicology Program.

As NDMA builds up in the body, it can alter DNA and lead to the development of cancer. Recent studies and tests by independent labs have revealed that Zantac® contains between 3,000 and 26,000 times the amount of NDMA that the FDA considers safe.

Symptoms and Complications From Zantac® and NDMA Exposure

Zantac® is already known to have a range of side effects. The most common are headaches, tiredness, and nausea. More serious complications, like liver failure, have occurred in a small number of cases. However, the most devastating side effect is the newly discovered risk of cancer.

Some of these side effects have been proven to be linked to an overexposure to NDMA. If you’ve experienced fever, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal cramps, cardiovascular troubles, nausea, or jaundice, you may be suffering from NDMA overexposure.

Did the Manufacturer Know the Health Risks?

Lawsuits are being filed against the maker of Zantac®, Sanofi, alleging that the manufacturer knew the cancer risks associated with their ranitidine products and failed to warn consumers.

Companies are legally obligated to warn the public of any risks associated with their products. When large drug corporations put their own interests before the safety of consumers, it can devastate lives. They must be held responsible for their reckless actions.

Are You Facing Cancer After Taking Zantac®?

Please don’t wait to contact our Zantac® lawyers at Long & Long for help today. It’s 100% free to find out if you qualify.

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Zantac® Recalls

Some manufacturers of Zantac® have already issued voluntary recalls for their products and many major pharmacies have pulled ranitidine medications from their shelves.

Additionally, the FDA has ordered a recall and requested that all manufacturers halt the sales of Zantac® (ranitidine) immediately.

Why Should I File a Lawsuit?

If you’ve suffered from a cancer diagnosis after taking Zantac®, don’t wait to take legal action.

Filing a Zantac® lawsuit can’t change what you’ve suffered, but it can help ease the financial burden you and your family are facing and hold the manufacturers responsible for the harm they’ve caused innocent consumers across the country.

You may be entitled to substantial compensation to cover losses, including:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages and future earnings
  • Physical pain and suffering and mental anguish
  • Funeral and other death benefits if you lost a loved one to cancer
  • Punitive damages

Are You Fighting Cancer After Using Zantac®?

Don’t wait to take the first steps towards the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact Long & Long today to find out your legal options.

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