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Defective Medications and Bad Drugs

Zantac, known generically as ranitidine, has been a popular drug for several decades. Millions of Americans have taken Zantac to reduce the discomfort of heartburn or other symptoms and to help heal gastric ulcers. This medication was introduced in 1981 and was selling the most prescriptions by 1988. Eventually, it…

The American College of Gastroenterology reports that as many as 60 million Americans suffer from heartburn each month. Considering this fact, it is no wonder that drug manufacturers are cashing in on their discomfort. While people who suffer from heartburn can reduce or eliminate their symptoms through dietary changes and…

Carcinogens in Zantac Cause Cancer In fall 2019, drug manufacturers recalled various brands and doses of Zantac and its generic counterpart ranitidine. These recalls continued into 2020. A known human carcinogen was found in samples of this medication, prompting the recall of both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medication. The United…

Florida Zantac Cancer Lawsuits Drug manufacturers are responsible for the safety and purity of the drugs they put on the market for consumer use. Sometimes, for various reasons, manufacturers fail to conduct adequate testing and rush drugs to the market, putting patients at risk. Other times, drug companies ignore or…