If you, or your child, have been diagnosed with cancer of any sort, and you have a history of taking Zantac, or took ranitidine while pregnant, you may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation. Zantac, and it’s ingredient ranitidine is an antacid & heartburn medication sold in prescription form as well as over the counter. There are claims that it has the carcinogen NDMA which is used to induce cancer in lab animals. It is a suspected human carcinogen as well. Recently drug stores and pharmacies such as CVS and Walgreen’s have stopped selling Zantac in commercial and generic forms. One of the largest manufacturers of Zantac and generic ranitidine is Sanofi-Novartis. Please click here to contact our medication injury attorneys if you believe your cancer was caused by the heartburn and ulcer medication Zantac. They handle Maryland Zantac cancer lawsuits as well as ranitidine injury claims in all other states.
Testicular cancer is named for where in the body it originates aka the testicles. They’re located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The testicles produce male sex hormones and sperm for reproduction. Testicular cancer is rare compared to cancers such as breast, lung and colon cancer. Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in American males between the ages of 15 and 35 but there has been a surge in cases among newborn males, as well as toddler aged males, due to the mother taking Zantac during pregnancy. Testicular cancer is usually easily treated, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Depending on the type and stage of testicular cancer, you may receive one of several treatments, or a combination. While it is treat able a baby or young child having to go through the rigors of a diagnosis, treatment and possibly losing a testicle (or both) is very traumatic on all levels. Our Baltimore, Zantac injury attorneys feel that if your child’s cancer is due to Zantac the maker of Zantac needs to be help responsible for medical expenses, injuries, lost wages (if applicable) as well as pain and suffering brought on by their very dangerous, yet highly prescribed and FDA approved, drug.