Zantac cancer lawsuits are for being filed for patients diagnosed with certain types of cancer after using Zantac (ranitidine) for heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach.
According to medical research, some of the cancers associated with Zantac use due to NDMA exposure include:
- Stomach cancer
- Colon cancer
- Rectal cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Pancreatic cancer
This situation is due to the fact that Zantac contains NDMA (nitrosamine impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine), a probable human carcinogen. according to a September 13, 2019 FDA Press Announcement, “Statement alerting patients and health care professionals of NDMA found in samples of ranitidine”.
Ranitidine is the active ingredient in Zantac — both brand name prescription Zantac as well as over the counter, or OTC, Zantac which can be bought without a doctor’s prescription at any pharmacy.
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