Online Pharmacy Stirs Ranitidine Controversy With Petition To Halt Sales
After its tests showed ranitidine forms a nitrosamine impurity that is a probable carcinogen, Valisure asks FDA to suspend sales of antacid products containing the API. In citizen petition firm, online pharmacy also advises FDA to publish regulations requiring independent chemical testing, verification of drugs.
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State court judge would've allowed testimony from 13 of 14 witnesses plaintiff proposed as experts for trial scheduled to start in late July. Plaintiff’s attorneys said decision on experts “signals significant litigation on the horizon for GSK.”
Plaintiffs in Multi-District Litigation didn’t provide scientific evidence of OTC heartburn drug Zantac increasing risk of cancer. Federal judge says plaintiffs' research showed “a lack of substantiation for analytical leaps” in alleging dangerously high levels of NDMA in ranitidine drugs.
Host of complaints in US courts, seeking damages or alleging ranitidine caused various cancers, followed FDA’s 2020 findings of NDMA levels exceeding allowable limits in some samples provoked Litigation is starting to come to trial, the first set for 22 August in Illinois and a bellwether case due to begin in California in February 2023.