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Zantac Cancer Contamination Could Occur In the Body

Scientists and government regulators are concerned that Zantac could have become carcinogenic after it was ingested

Monday, August 31, 2020 - Sanofi, the maker of Zantac, claims that online testing pharmacy valisure may be responsible for causing the NDMA spike that has created a public health crisis. Zantac is being accused of causing cancer of the stomach, bladder, prostate, and many other forms and could have created a public health crisis that is just beginning to unfold. Since tens of millions of people have used Zantac regularly over the years the US government has launched its investigation into the causes of increases in the carcinogen. Sanofi is being sued by thousands of former Zantac users for failing to warn them of what they knew or should have known about Zantac causing cancer. Cancer's latency period of over a decade has allowed the drug to escape health testing scrutiny until now.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to identify the reason why ranitidine sold under the brand name of Zantac among others has tested positive for elevated levels of NDMA. Reuters reported last July, "... FDA spokesman Jeremy Kahn said the regulator is now "working to understand what happens to NDMA levels in the body after ranitidine has been exposed to acid in the stomach." David Light, CEO of online testing pharmacy Valisure is concerned that NDMA could accelerate when it is combined with nitrites in spicey, processed meats from hot dogs to sausages and more, ironically the same foods that cause one in the past to reach for a Zantac. "This is one of the main red flags we've raised the whole time - not just contamination but the fact that this is happening in the human body." Mr. Light told Reuters. If you or a loved one has developed cancer and has used Zantac regularly for years you may want to speak with a Zantac Cancer Lawyer for a free, no-obligation analysis of your individual situation.

Also, the DOJ is looking into what Sanofi may have known and withheld about Zantac NDMA cancer. According to NY Legal Examiner, the Department of Justice is concerned that Sanofi executive may have lied to consumers for decades. "According to Reuters, both companies (Sanofi and subsidiary) received civil investigative demands from the Justice Department last month seeking information related to Zantac. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested the recall of all Zantac and generic ranitidine medications on April 1, 2020, after independent tests indicated that NDMA levels could increase over time and when stored at higher than room temperatures." "The DOJ is looking into claims that the pharmaceutical companies violated the False Claims Act by failing to disclose to the public or to healthcare providers that Zantac and generic ranitidine medications could contain NDMA," according to NYLE.

It has been speculated that NDMA can increase to thousands of times the FDA-acceptable level of 96ng per tablet when the ranitidine is stored at high temperatures or by incompetent overseas manufacturers in China and elsewhere.

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