A Valsartan lawsuit is a legal claim for money damages brought by a consumer who took the drug and was subsequently diagnosed with cancer. The lawsuits allege that many batches of Valsartan from 2012 to 2018 were contaminated with NDMA, a probable carcinogen, causing widespread cancer among unwitting consumers. The FDA announced a recall of hundreds of products containing Valsartan that were made in China.
Several drug companies have voluntarily recalled their blood pressure and heart medication that contains valsartan after it was discovered that the medication might have become contaminated in the Chinese and India manufacturing plants it was being produced.
The companies involved include Actavis; A-S Medication Solutions; AvKARE; 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; and Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Claimant was prescribed Valsartan, Valsartan- Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) or Losartan from July 1, 2013 to current
Claimant was diagnosed with one of the following cancers while taking Valsartan: • Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Colorectal/GI Cancer, Uterine Cancer or Lung Cancer
Claimant was not diagnosed with any type of cancer prior to current diagnosis Claimant did not take the medication Entresto simultaneously with Valsartan
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