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Were You Injured by Your Heartburn Medication?
Drug manufacturers Boerhinger Ingelheim and Sanofi halted all distribution of Zantac – a popular over-the-counter heartburn medication – shortly after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced around mid-September 2019 that ranitidine medications (including Zantac) may contain a cancer-causing substance.
If you or someone you love was harmed by this drug or another that contained ranitidine, Haeggquist & Eck, LLP can help you hold drug makers accountable. Reach out to us for a free consultation to discuss your situation and learn more about how we can help.
Contact our firm online or by calling (619) 342-8000 to reach out to a Zantac mass torts attorney in San Diego who can help.
What Is Zantac?
Zantac is a brand name for ranitidine, a drug that can reduce the production of stomach acid. Because of this effect, it is often used as an over-the-counter treatment for heartburn, acid reflux, peptic ulcer disease, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
Zantac is produced by pharmaceutical companies Boerhinger Ingelheim and Sanofi.
Why Is Zantac Being Recalled?
On Sept. 13, 2019, the FDA alerted the public that it had detected a cancer-causing substance in unsafe concentrations within ranitidine drugs, which included Zantac and other generic drugs created by GlaxoSmithKline, Sandoz and Apotex. The carcinogenic substance was identified as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is an organic compound known to cause cancer in laboratory animals.
How Haeggquist & Eck, LLP Can Help
Haeggquist & Eck, LLP is a consumer rights law firm that can help people receive fair and just compensation when they’ve been injured by products. If you or a loved one have been harmed by the use of Zantac or another drug containing ranitidine, we can help you hold responsible parties accountable.
When something like an over-the-counter drug causes harm to one consumer, chances are others who used it may also be affected. We are experienced and equipped to handle class action lawsuits should you believe others like you have been harmed by a drug like Zantac. If you need help, reach out to our Zantac mass torts attorneys in San Diego!
If you took Zantac and developed cancer, you should speak with an experienced attorney about your options, including filing a lawsuit against Zantac. Attorneys from Haeggquist & Eck are experienced in holding corporations accountable. Across all areas of practice, the firm has obtained tens of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients.
If you developed cancer after taking Zantac, Contact Haeggquist & Eck, LLP online or call (619) 342-8000 to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys. We’ll learn about your situation and can help you assess and move forward with your claim.
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