zantac adverse events

If you are a resident of the state of Kentucky who has been diagnosed with cancer after taking the drug Zantac, know that you are not aline. Zantac (also goes by also known as ranitidine) has recently shown to cause a link to cancer. There have been lawsuits coming forward against Zantac which states that the medication contains a cancer-causing chemical named N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Our Kentucky Zantac cancer attorneys are taking all Zantac cancer cases throughout the state including Jefferson County, Campbell County, Warren County, Hardin County, Daviess County, Bullitt County, Fayettet County, Kenton County, Boone County, Madison County, Scott County, Pike County, Laurel County, and everywhere else throughout the statet of Missouri. If you are currently looking for the absolute best Zantac cancer attorney in Kentucky to help you represent your legal case against the manufacturers of Zantac, Sanofi, call our legal team today. We offer a 100% free and 100% confidential case evaluation.

Why are Zantac Cancer Lawsuits being filed?

Because of all the risks that Zantac has been proven to show with its link to cancer, in April 2020 the FDA issued a statement that all manufacturers must withdraw their prescriptions from the market immediately. This also included any over the shelf prescriptions. It had been discovered by the FDA that the dangers Zantac causes would actually increase in a patient over a span of time. Due to the fact that NDMA is found in Zantac, it puts all the consumers who took it at a higher risk for developing cancer. Dating back to 2019. the FDA has been putting out warnings regarding Zantac.

Zantac and Generic Ranitidine Causes Cancer

Zantac (Ranitidine) can go by many different names. A person may have taken a lot of other different types of generic brands, imcluding:

  • Zantac 150 Maximum Strength
  • Zantac 150 Maximum Strength Cool Mint
  • Zantac 75 Tablets
  • Heartburn Relieve (ranitidine)
  • Zantac 150 Tablets
  • Zantac 150 Maximum Strength
  • Zantac 150 Maximum Strength Cool Mint
  • Equate Ranitidine Tablets
  • CVS Health Acid Reducer (ranitidine)
  • Wal-Zan 75
  • Wal-Zan 150

Prior to the FDA statement had been issued, many companies had known that there were problems with Zantac causing cancer. Warnings had been put out against Ranitidine all the back to 2019. A lot of these companies made recalls on the drug prior the FDA statement. These companies include:

  • Apotex Corp.
  • Appco Pharma
  • American Health Packaging
  • Amneal Pharmaceuticals
  • Aurobindo Pharma USA
  • Denton Pharma (dba Northwind Pharmaceuticals)
  • GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
  • Golden State Medical Supply
  • Lannett Company
  • Novitium Pharma
  • Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Perrigo Company
  • Precision Dose
  • Sandoz
  • Sanofi

The Serious Side Effects of Zantac

Some of the other side effects the FDA had receieved between the yras 2004-2020 include, but are not limited to:

  • Colorectal cancer (#1 most common side effect that is reported to the FDA)
  • Chronic kidney disease (#4)
  • Renal cancer (#5)
  • Bladder cancer (#11)
  • Acute kidney injury (#14)
  • Renal failure (#15)
  • Prostate cancer (#19)
  • Oesophageal carcinoma (#21)
  • Gastric cancer
  • Hepatic cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic carcinoma)

Colorectal cancer was the #1 most common side effect of Zantac. It thad been found in over 8,000 cases. Renal cancer had been found in 6,000 cases, and the 3rd most common reported side effect was bladder cancer. All these clients took it in good faith, they believed the drug would be a safe medication to treat their medical problems including, heartburn, acid reflux, and stomach ulcers. Ranitidine is made to be an anti-ulcer medication designed to help in blocking gastric acid production and also to help treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Each one of the companies who sold Zantac without making a claim to consumers stating that their product had the potential to cause cancer, there have been many people coming forward to file a lawsuit against them.

Filing a Zantac Cancer Lawsuit in Kentucky

If you are wondering if you have a legal case to file a claim, contact our Zantac lawsuit lawyers in Kentucky today. Our team are highly experienced in handling  dangerous product and drug cases like these. Our product liability lawyers are experienced in handling cases like these. Our attorneys will help you during this difficult time and makes sure to fight to get the justice that you deserve, as well as any financial compensation.

Kentucky Zantac Cancer Attorneys: We Serve All Throughout the State

Our Zantac attorneys serve people all over the state of Kentucky and we can even help serve you from the safety of your own home. We want to make sure to prioritize  your safety during this time. We can help handle your phone calls by Facetime, Zoom, or a regular phone call. Whatever is best for you. We are accepting Zantac cases all throughout:

  • Louisville
  • Lexington-Fayette
  • Bowlnig Green
  • Owensboro
  • Covington
  • Richmond
  • Geortown
  • Florence
  • Elizabeth
  • Henderson
  • Jefferson
  • Independence
  • Frankfort
  • Paducah
  • Radcliff
  • Radcliff
  • Ashley
  • Murray
  • Erianger
  • Madisonville’St.t Matthews
  • Winchester
  • Danville
  • Fort Thomas
  • Shelbyville
  • Newport
  • Mount Washington
  • Glassgow
  • Bardstown
  • Shepherdsville
  • Somerset
  • Lyndon
  • Campbellsville
  • Mayfield
  • Paris
  • All other areas throughout Kentucky.

Can Our Zantac Lawyers Answer Your Questions?

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with any of these cancers after they took Zantac, there may be a significant financial compensation available. These include:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Brain cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Esophageal/nasal/throat cancer
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer (for non-smokers)
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Uterine cancer

If you have any questions regarding your legal rights. please do not hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you in any possible way that we can.