Tag: Zantac

Zantac Lawsuit

FDA Pulls All Remaining Zantac Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical

The FDA ordered manufacturers to pull all remaining Zantac (ranitidine) heartburn pills off store shelves due to unacceptable levels of a cancer-causing impurity.

/ April 1, 2020
Zantac Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Filed as Recalls Expand

Zantac Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Filed as Recalls Expand

As a growing number of lawsuits are filed by people with cancer, more recalls have been issued for prescription-strength ranitidine (generic over-the-counter Zantac®) due to the carcinogen NDMA.

/ November 21, 2019
Zantac® and Ranitidine Recalled Due to Cancer Risk

Zantac® and Ranitidine Heartburn Pills Recalled for Cancer Risk

More drug-makers have recalled prescription-strength and over-the-counter Zantac® and generic ranitidine heartburn pills, including stores like Walgreens, Walmart, CVS, Target, and Kroger.

/ October 26, 2019
Zantac Lawsuit

Prescription-Strength Zantac Recalled Over Cancer Risk

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has issued a global recall for prescription-strength Zantac® heartburn medications due to "unacceptable" levels of a cancer-causing chemical in the pills.

/ October 10, 2019
Sandoz Recalls Generic Zantac for Carcinogenic Impurity

Sandoz Recalls Generic Zantac for Carcinogenic Impurity

Sandoz recalled generic Zantac (ranitidine) due to a potential risk of carcinogenic impurities.

/ September 25, 2019
Zantac Class Action Lawsuit

Zantac Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Sanofi of Hiding Cancer Risk

A class action lawsuit accuses Sanofi of selling Zantac® heartburn drugs with 26,000-times the FDA-approved limit of NDMA, a cancer-causing chemical impurity.

/ September 16, 2019
Zantac Lawsuit

Heartburn Drug Zantac Contaminated with Toxin Linked to Cancer: FDA Investigation

The widely-prescribed heartburn medication Zantac (generic: ranitidine) has been found to contain N-nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, a known human carcinogen (cancer-causing substance), according to an FDA press release published on Friday.

/ September 13, 2019