Blood Pressure Medication Recalls & Ohio Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits
Product Liability Attorney investigating Ohio cancer cases related to Valsartan contamination and blood pressure medication recalls
In an ongoing investigation of Valsartan contamination and blood pressure medication recalls, Valisure has has alerted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of dimethylformamide (DMF) in valsartan products they are distributing, produced by various pharmaceutical companies. DMF is classified as a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Cancer Society.
Patients who have taken valsartan, Losartan and other common blood pressure drugs have reportedly been diagnosed with various conditions such as the following:
- Pancreatic cancer
- Liver cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Colon cancer
- Kidney cancer
Valsartan contamination lawsuits and injured plaintiffs claim numerous batches of Valsartan have been found with the cancer-causing toxins N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), and/or N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid (NMBA). As a result, several drug makers have issued blood pressure medication recalls of any drug containing valsartan.
Joe Lyon is an experienced drug injury lawyer and pharmaceutical recall attorney investigating cancer risks for plaintiffs and blood pressure medication recalls.
The Lyon Firm has experience engaging drug makers in plaintiff injury and toxic tort cases. We are dedicated to representing patients following cancer or other drug contamination injuries.
Blood Pressure Medication Recalls
Plaintiffs have filed claims of manufacturing defect, failure to warn, design defects, corporate negligence, consumer fraud, and seek damages related to medical expenses, pain and suffering, reimbursement for faulty drugs and punitive damages.
Many brand name and generic drug manufacturers may have known some manufacturing processes could result in drug contamination, but failed to warn consumers or regulators. The companies include
- A-S Medication Solutions
- Bryant Rank Prepack
- Camber Pharmaceuticals
- Hetero Labs, Inc.
- HJ Harkins Company
- Major Pharmaceuticals
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Northwind Pharmaceuticals
- NuCare Pharmaceuticals
- Preferred Pharmaceuticals
- Prinston Pharmaceutical
- RemedyRepack Inc.
- Solco Healthcare
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Torrent Pharmaceuticals
Valsartan Cancer Settlements
If you have developed a qualifying cancer as described below after taking a contaminated drug, The Lyon Firm is fully prepared to assist in reaching a compensation package on your behalf. Contact a Valsartan cancer attorney to recover damages related to medical costs, pain and suffering, lost wages, and wrongful death.
Contact a Valsartan Cancer Lawyer if:
- You have been diagnosed with a qualifying cancer at least ONE YEAR after taking Valsartan or a contaminated Losartan. If you are unsure whether your medication was contaminated or not, contact an attorney to assist in reviewing the National Drug Code records.
- You have a diagnosis of: kidney cancer, liver cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, or intestinal cancer
- You have been diagnosed with cancer AFTER 2014
- You were taking Losartan or Irbesartan for at least one year prior to cancer diagnosis
- You have received recall letter OR have drug records with a recalled NDC number.
- If you have NOT received a recall letter, please order your drug records dating back to 2014 to current
If you or a loved one has suffered a defective drug related injury, and have questions about the legal remedies available to improve quality of life and medical care, contact The Lyon Firm at (800) 513-2403. You will speak directly with Mr. Lyon, a pharmaceutical attorney, and he will help you answer critical questions regarding blood pressure medication recalls.