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New Studies Confirms Zantac Link to NDMA and Cancer

Online pharmacy Valisure has conducted additional research on Zantac and its ability to produce N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Findings appear in the January 29, 2021, issues of JAMA Network Open and MedRxiv, and they reveal that Valisure’s June 2019 detection of the carcinogen NDMA in Zantac and generic ranitidine...

Claims Against 32 Generic Zantac Makers and Distributors Dismissed

A federal judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida dismissed 32 claims in the case of In Re: Zantac (Ranitidine) Products Liability Litigation. The claims were filed against parties connected with the generic forms of Zantac, the popular heartburn medication. The...

Bladder Cancer From Zantac Prompts Lawsuit

Carl Williams has been taking Zantac for 30 years to relieve antacid discomfort.  The drug, otherwise known by its chemical name, ranitidine, is a popular antacid medication. Unfortunately, it also can cause cancer. Williams did not know this to be true of Zantac, but he claims that the drug’s manufacturers were...

Zantac Lawsuit Filings on the Rise

January saw a number of new lawsuit filings against manufacturers of Zantac and similar ranitidine-containing medications, alleging that these companies were aware of the danger from NDMA contamination. In fact, although Connecticut pharmaceutical testing lab Valisure was the first to announce the discovery publicly this past September, a Stanford University study published...

Hernia Mesh Infections: is it the Materials or Something Else?

One of the problems reported with hernia mesh has to do with the issue of biocompatibility between the materials used and human tissues. Surgical mesh (which is used in other types of surgeries as well) can be made from biological materials, such as pigskin or tissues taken from elsewhere in...