You have probably seen many commercials for Zantac, a common heartburn medication. You may have also recently seen commercials regarding Zantac lawsuits. In Florida, there is currently a large recall of Zantac after a major, multi-district lawsuit was filed on behalf of individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer after taking Zantac.
At Perenich The Law Firm, we believe in keeping our community safe. That means taking on large pharmaceutical corporations such as Zantac that have endangered the lives of many with an unsafe product. If you take Zantac or have taken Zantac in the past, contact our office immediately to schedule a free consultation.
What Is Zantac?
Zantac is a common, over-the-counter heartburn medication. It is the brand name for ranitidine. Ranitidine decreases stomach acid by blocking H-2 histamine receptors in the stomach. Common uses for Zantac include treating acid reflux and peptic ulcers.
Ranitidine Products Expose Patients to High Levels of NDMA
According to an article in The National Law Review, taking Zantac and other ranitidine products can cause high levels of exposure to N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). A study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information found that this potent carcinogen can potentially cause stomach, liver, esophageal, and colorectal cancers. As a result, there have been massive recalls of Zantac, along with countless lawsuits filed across the country.
Requirements to File a Zantac Lawsuit
There are a few requirements to file a Zantac lawsuit. First, you must prove that you used Zantac or another type of ranitidine drug. This can be done either with prescription medical records or store receipts if it was purchased over the counter. You must also prove that you were injured as a result of taking the drug. If you have been diagnosed with one of the aforementioned cancers after taking ranitidine, you need to file a lawsuit immediately. Our Tampa medical malpractice lawyers will exhaust all our available resources in order to correlate a cancer diagnosis with use of Zantac. We will make sure that you and your family are fully compensated for this tragedy.
Contact Perenich The Law Firm Today
If you have been diagnosed with cancer after using Zantac or other ranitidine drugs, we want to express our deepest sympathies. Our Tampa medical malpractice attorneys will stop at nothing to seek justice on your behalf and hold the negligent party responsible for their actions. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation.