Tagged 'Zantac'

Drugs
New Study May Spell Trouble for Zantac Manufacturers
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has published a new study on Zantac. It may impact ongoing Zantac lawsuits. The popular heartburn […]
February 18, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Six Recalled Drugs That May Have Increased Your Cancer Risk
In July 2018, several forms of valsartan (a heartburn drug) were recalled. Test results revealed a cancer-causing material in the drug, triggering the recall. […]
February 11, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Judge Blocks Some Claims in Zantac Cancer MDL
Plaintiffs in Zantac cancer litigation recently experienced a setback. A federal judge threw out a number of claims filed under states' laws. According to […]
February 4, 2021
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Natural Alternatives to Zantac, Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium
One of the many difficulties posed by this past year has been the number of drug recalls. In this period, many of these recalled […]
December 10, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Cancer-Causing Contamination of Common Medications Continues
Nitrosamines are impurities found in some cured meats, vegetables and medications. These impurities could cause cancer if consumed in certain quantities over a long […]
September 22, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Drugs
NDMA, Cancer and Medical Drugs
NDMA (n-nitrosodimethylamine) is the probable human carcinogen behind a number of recent drug recalls. As of July 2020, NDMA has been found in blood […]
July 30, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Safety
Current Status of the Zantac Recall
Zantac is a brand name heartburn medication previously available in over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription forms. Before the recall, Zantac was commonly sold as generic […]
July 28, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
The FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of All Zantac Products
Roughly six months ago, drug manufacturers began recalling Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn medications. This month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested all Zantac […]
April 16, 2020
Author Caitlin Hoff
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Legal
Legal Look: COVID-19 Affects Zantac and Zofran MDLs and Raises Concerns About ARB Users
This week's Legal Look covers coronavirus-related changes to Zantac and Zofran multidistrict litigation (MDL). It also touches on a recent suggestion that certain blood […]
March 26, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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Drugs
Zantac MDL Adds to Manufacturers' Troubles
Recently, contamination triggered widespread recalls of Zantac heartburn medication. As a result, the drug's manufacturers now face a growing number of legal and financial […]
February 21, 2020
Author Katy Moncivais, Ph.D.
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