zantac adverse events

If you have recently been diagnosed with cancer after you took the drug Zantac, you are not alone. Zantac (ranitidine) has been shown to link to cancer, and recently there have been lawsuits flooding in against Zantac that allege the medication contains a cancer-causing chemical called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Our North Dakota lawyers are currently accepting Zantac cancer lawsuits all throughout the state, including Cass County, Burleigh County, Grand Forks County, Ward County, Morton County, Stark County, Williams County, Stutsman County, Richland County, Rolette County, Ramsey County, Walsh County, Barnes. County, McLean County, Mercer County, Traill County, Mountrail. County, Pembina County, Benson County, and everywhere else in the state of North Dakota.  If you are looking for the best Zantac cancer attorney in North Dakota to help in representing you in a case against the drug maker of Zantac, Sanofi, please contact us today for a free and confidential consultation, and to find out what your legal options are.

Why are Zantac Cancer Lawsuits Being Filed?

Due to the dangers of taking Zantac, and its link to cancer, the FDA issued a statement on April 1st, 2020 announcing that all manufacturers must withdraw all prescriptions and over the counter Zantac products from the market immediately. The FDA had determined that over time, the dangers of using Zantac will increase. They specifically said that NDMA is a probable human carcinogen (meaning it causes cancer). Because Zantac contains NDMA, this automatically puts anybody who took Zantac at a high risk for developing cancer. There had been warnings put out against Zantac by the FDA dating back to 2019.

Zantac and Generic Ranitidine Can Cause Cancer in Patients

Ranitidine is known by many names. The most common being Zantac. Along with Zantac, there are many other generic brands that somebody may have taken, including the following:

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

Prior to the FDA announcement, companies knew Zantac was tied to cancer. They had even put warnings about ranitidine out since 2019. Many companies made recalls long before the FDA even issued that announcement, including:

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

The Serious Side Effects Caused by the Drug Zantac

 Some other serious side effects that had been reported to the FDA, dating all the way back since 2004-2020 include:

  • Colorectal cancer (the #1 most common side effect 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 reported to the FDA as the #1 most common side effect and had been listed in over 8,000 adverse events. Renal cancer had been reported in almost 6,000 cases, and bladder cancer was found in nearly 5,000 patient cases. Consumers had taken Zantac with good faith, believing it was a safe medication for them to take in order to treat heartburn, stomach ulcers, or acid reflux. Ranitidine is an anti-ulcer medication that is designed to block the production of gastric acid to help treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). However, the companies and manufacturers who were selling Zantac failed to even make their consumers aware that their product had the potential to cause cancer. As a result of this, many lawsuits are being filed against them.

Filing a Zantac Cancer Lawsuit in Iowa

If you are considering filing a lawsuit against the makers of Zantac, get in touch with a Zantac cancer attorney in Iowa who is experienced in handling these types of product liability and dangerous product lawsuits. Our product liability attorneys have extensive experience in handling these types of cases and our attorneys will fight hard to make sure that you get the justice and financial compensation that you deserve.

Iowa Zantac Cancer Lawyers: We Serve All Over the State

Our team of Zantac lawyers serve all throughout Iowa, and from the safety and comfort o f your own home. In order to prioritize your safety during these times, we are able to handle calls using FaceTime, Zoom, or just a regular phone call if you prefer. We are now accepting Zantac cases all over the state, including:

  • Fargo
  • Bismarck
  • Grand. Forks
  • Minot
  • West Fargo
  • Williston
  • Dickinson
  • Mandan
  • Jamestown
  • Watford City
  • Wahpeton
  • Devils Lake
  • Valley City
  • Grafton
  • Lincoln
  • Beulah
  • Horace
  • Stanley
  • New. Town
  • Rugby
  • Casselton
  • Hazen
  • Lisbon
  • Mayville
  • Carrington
  • Bottineau
  • Oakes
  • Harvey
  • Hillsboro
  • Garrison
  • All other cities in Iowa.

Can Our Zantac Lawyers Answer Your Questions?

If you or a loved one was diagnosed with any of the following cancers after taking the drug Zantac, you might be eligible for a significant compensation. These include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 our Zantac lawyers can help answer for you, please contact us right away. We are here to help you in any way we possibly can during this difficult time.