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Facts About The Valsartan Lawsuit
Kellum Law Firm May Be Able To Represent You In The Fight For Damages Against The Manufacturers Of Valsartan.
Valsartan And The Carcinogen NDMA
The FDA has found a “low level” of the potential carcinogen nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in Valsartan.
Valsartan And Wide Ranging Recalls
The Valsartan recall was wide-ranging and affected products manufactured by numerous companies – some of which outsourced manufacturing to India and China.
If You've Used Valsartan Or A Product Containing Valsartan
and have been diagnosed with certain types of cancer, you may be eligible to join a lawsuit against the manufacturers.
Important Details of The Valsartan Class Action Lawsuits – Please Read.
Valsartan is one of the active ingredients used in a wide range of prescription heart medications and high blood pressure medications.
Though the focus of the recall has been the unwanted inclusion of the carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) has also been found in Valsartan.
It is common practice for US based pharmaceutical companies to outsource manufacturing of the medications in use by the US public, and such was the case with Valsartan. Outsourcing to manufacturers in China and India is a way to increase the already exorbitant profits these pharmaceutical companies are renowned for, with the American public being largely oblivious to the source of their medications. Without the same levels of oversight as US based pharmaceutical manufacturers, companies in China and India, to name two examples, often bypass certain quality procedures and laboratory testing, which can result in medications with known carcinogens hitting the US marketplace.
The list of manufacturers affected by the Valsartan recall is expected to grow as the full extent of this situation develops. At the time of writing the list includes:
- A-S Medication Solutions LLC
- Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.
- Bryant Ranch Prepack Inc.
- H J Harkins Company Inc. dba Pharma Pac
- Hetero Labs, Inc. labeled as Camber Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Northwind Pharmaceuticals
- NuCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
- Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc.
- RemedyRepack Inc.
- Teva Pharmaceuticals / Actavis
- Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
How Do I Know If I Have A Case?
The potential for Valsartan litigation is increasing daily and a large number of law firms have become involved in the litigation process. Each law firm will have their own unique criteria for representing a person who believes that he or she is a Valsartan victim. The personal injury lawyers at Kellum Law Firm have established the criteria required for representing your case as follows:
If you used a product containing Valsartan for at least one year between 2014 to present, and have developed one of the cancer types listed below, you may be eligible to join the Valsartan lawsuit:
2. Small Intestine
9. Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
10. Multiple Myeloma
How We Evaluate Your Case:
We will analyze the usage history for each case submitted to us and make a determination based on the information you provide.
In addition, we weigh other criteria including:
1 – The amount of potentially contaminated Valsartan ingested before the diagnosis of the qualifying cancer.
2 – The potential for pre-existing cancers that may have possibly metastasized and other significant risk factors that the client may have, including smoking and alcohol use.
3 – Family history of cancer, and history of any liver injury or disease.
We will also wish to ascertain details pertaining to your use of Valsartan, such as:
– Have you ever received a recall notification for any high blood pressure or heart disease medication?
– Have you ever received any notification that you were supplied with Valsartan tainted with N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)?
– Do you currently have any of the pill bottles at home and/or are you aware of the manufacturer of your Valsartan?
– Has a physician indicated that your cancer may be related to your ingestion of Valsartan?
The next step to determining your eligibility to join this lawsuit is to have an experienced Valsartan Lawsuit Attorney look at your case.
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If you believe that the use of Valsartan may have caused you the type of cancer indicated in our criteria above, please click the button below:
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