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Family Sues Zantac Makers Over Fatal Case of Pancreatic Cancer

The surviving family member of a Pennsylvania man who died from pancreatic cancer last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the makers of Zantac, alleging that years of exposure to carcinogenic chemicals in the recalled heartburn drug caused her loved one’s death. The Zantac wrongful death lawsuit was filed late last month in …

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Federal Judge Assigns More Than Two Dozen Attorneys to Leadership Positions in Zantac Cancer MDL

The federal judge overseeing the Zantac multidistrict litigation (MDL) has chosen more than two dozen plaintiffs’ attorneys to serve in leadership positions in the growing litigation over the recalled heartburn drug Zantac and its potential to cause cancer in users. After interviewing 62 attorneys involved in the Zantac MDL, U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg …

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FDA Calls for Immediate Removal of All Zantac, Ranitidine Products from the Market

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that it is asking manufacturers of Zantac and generic ranitidine products to withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) versions of the drug from the market immediately. The FDA’s decision is the latest step in an ongoing investigation into the presence of a carcinogenic chemical called …

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Lawsuit Alleges Side Effects of Zantac Caused Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

A new product liability lawsuit filed in federal court in Alabama alleges that side effects of the popular heartburn drug Zantac exposed an Alabama man to carcinogenic chemicals for years, ultimately leading to his prostate cancer diagnosis. Based on recent testing by an independent laboratory and widespread drug recalls affecting nearly every version of Zantac …

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