How Is Zantac Dangerous?

Zantac, a popular prescription-strength and over-the-counter heartburn medication has been recalled due to potential carcinogenic contamination. Ranitidine, also known as Zantac, was found to contain unsafe levels of NDMA. This chemical is classified as a probable cancer-causing substance. 

Consuming high amounts of NDMA can cause severe health problems including the development and spread of deadly cancers. Those affected should take immediate action to protect their rights and their health. If someone has been diagnosed with cancer due to Zantac, or any generic form of ranitidine then the attorney available at will help you in getting reliable compensation for the loss you have experienced.

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Zantac and other ranitidine medications contain NDMA, which is a probable carcinogen. This means that prolonged or extensive exposure to NDMA may lead to cancer. Zantac was prescribed to treat ulcers. Many patients were exposed to large amounts of Zantac on a regular basis and could have inhaled dangerous levels of NDMA. Anyone who regularly used Zantac and a generic ranitidine form for over-the-counter heartburn relief could also have been exposed.

Side effects of Zantac-related NDMA can include:

  • Bladder cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Prostate cancer

If you may have developed one of these cancers from Zantac, or the generic version get legal advice immediately. The liable party may be able to pay you compensation. This could cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, as well as other expenses.

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