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Zantac LawsuitWere You or Someone You Loved Diagnosed with Cancer After Taking Zantac?

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac, we can help you seek justice and fight to collect the compensation you deserve. Our law firm is actively investigating and pursuing claims on behalf of patients across the country. If you qualify, we can help you file a class-action lawsuit against the manufacturer of Zantac.

The drug injury law firm of Rainwater, Holt & Sexton has been assisting patients who have been diagnosed with cancer after regularly taking Zantac for heartburn or acid reflux. To review all of your legal options and determine if you are eligible to file a claim, it is important to call our law firm immediately at (800) 767-4815 or fill out our confidential contact form for a FREE initial consultation.

Zantac Class Action Lawsuits

In September 2019, the FDA reported that a carcinogenic contaminant known as NDMA was found in Zantac products. The amount of contamination was found to be between 3,000 and 26,000 times higher than the determined “safe” amount. As such, patients regularly taking Zantac may have been exposed to a dangerous cancer-causing contaminant.

The first Zantac lawsuit was filed in California, alleging that drug makers Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim manufactured, marketing and promoted a product that they knew contained a cancer-causing agent. During the time in which they marketed Zantac, scientific research has shown a clear link between Zantac’s active ingredient (ranitidine) and NDMA. Despite this research, the pharmaceutical company chose not to disclose this risk to either the government or consumers, thus increasing profits.

 

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Zantac Complications and Cancer

Short-term exposure to NDMA can cause liver damage. Long-term exposure to NDMA can result in permanent liver damage, as well as cancerous tumors. Symptoms of NDMA exposure include headaches, fever, jaundice, vomiting, and abdominal cramps.

Complications and cancers allegedly caused by Zantac include, but are not limited to:

  • Nervous system disorders
  • Vitamin B-12 deficiency
  • Hepatitis
  • Liver failure
  • Increased risk of pneumonia
  • Low platelets
  • Cancers
    • Bladder cancer
    • Colon and rectal cancers
    • Esophageal and stomach cancers
    • Intestinal cancers
    • Kidney cancers
    • Liver cancers
    • Lung cancers in non-smokers
    • Ovarian and uterine cancers
    • Pancreatic cancers
    • Prostate cancers
    • Testicular cancers
    • Thyroid cancers

Are You Eligible to File a Zantac Lawsuit?

We rely on medications to help keep us healthy and safe. If you took Zantac over-the-counter or were prescribed Zantac to treat heartburn or acid reflux, and you developed cancer, you may be eligible to file a Zantac class-action lawsuit. It is best to speak to an attorney immediately about your rights and the legal options available to you and your family.You deserve justice.

At Rainwater, Holt & Sexton, our Zantac lawsuit attorneys can help you pursue justice and compensation. We are investigating claims related to the contamination of Zantac heartburn medication and will fight to recover compensation for:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care
  • Past lost wages
  • Future loss of earnings
  • Permanent or temporary disability
  • Punitive damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
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If you or someone you love was diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac regularly, we want to help you. Our law firm has been assisting patients after Zantac harms them. We want to help you pursue justice and hold these manufacturers accountable.

With six offices conveniently located throughout Arkansas and Tennessee—Little Rock, Fayetteville, Conway, Hot Springs, Bryant, and Memphis—our lawyers are there whenever you need us. Contact Rainwater, Holt & Sexton Injury Lawyers today to begin the legal process. Fill out a free contact request form,  start a chat, or simply dial (800) 767-4815 and tell us about your story.

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