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Could My Thyroid Cancer Have Been Caused by Zantac?

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On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that all manufacturers immediately withdraw all prescription and over-the-counter forms of ranitidine, including well-known heartburn medication Zantac. The FDA believes that Zantac and other forms of ranitidine contain a probable human carcinogen called NDMA. Scientific studies have also revealed that certain forms of cancer could be caused by Zantac, including thyroid cancer. Some Zantac users who have been diagnosed with cancer have begun taking legal action by filing civil claims against Zantac manufacturers.

Our team of dedicated defective drug lawyers is currently offering free consultations to former Zantac (ranitidine) users who have been diagnosed with cancer. If you believe your cancer was caused by Zantac use, our lawyers want to help you find justice.

Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid cancer often only shows symptoms once the disease has progressed past the early stages. If you've experienced any of these symptoms and are concerned you could have thyroid cancer, we recommend an immediate consultation with a physician:

Former Zantac users should be especially diligent, as it's possible that thyroid cancer could because by Zantac.

How Many Types of Thyroid Cancer Are There?

There are five primary types of thyroid cancer, along with some rare versions. Types of thyroid cancer include:

There are also other types of cancer that sometimes start in or near the thyroid gland, including Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Sarcoma, and parathyroid cancer.

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Laurence P. Banville
Date Published: April 24, 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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