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Can You Get Liver Cancer From Taking Zantac?

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If you've been diagnosed with liver cancer and have regularly taken Zantac in the past, you could have a case for a Zantac liver cancer lawsuit. With the recent news that Zantac has been pulled from pharmacy shelves due to the presence of probable cancer-causing chemical NDMA, many former Zantac users are concerned that their cancer diagnoses could be due to their use of the heartburn medication. Our experienced defective drug lawyers are currently helping Zantac users with cancer take legal action against the manufacturers of Zantac.

Liver Cancer Symptoms

Signs and symptoms usually don't show until the later stages of primary liver cancer. Some signs and symptoms that may arise include:

What Are The Risk Factors of Liver Cancer?

While there are several factors that can increase the risk of liver cancer, the cause is sometimes unknown. Some risk factors for liver cancer include:

Can Zantac cause liver cancer? While these links are still being studied, the recent recall of the medication by the FDA and multiple studies on the subject suggest that Zantac could increase the risk of developing liver cancer.

Should I Talk to a Lawyer if I Have Liver Cancer and Have Taken Zantac?

If you or a loved one has developed liver cancer after regular Zantac use in the past, you may be wondering about your family's legal rights. At least one person has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of Zantac for liver cancer - a Kentucky woman named Vicki Sherbert.

Drug manufacturers and all other types of product manufacturers have a legal duty to make sure their products are safe before they're sold to customers. If a drug company releases a drug with a risk of causing cancer and fails to warn customers, that company could be held liable in a defective drug lawsuit.

You can learn more about your legal rights as a Zantac user with cancer in a free consultation with one of our experienced defective drug lawyers.

Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: May 7, 2020
Laurence P. Banville is the managing partner of Banville Law. As an experienced personal injury attorney, Mr. Banville helps clients recover compensation from those responsible for his clients' injuries. Our firm is located in New York City, serving clients from the five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
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