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Nizatidine Lawsuit

Nizatidine Lawsuit

Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalled the generic ulcer medication nizatidine (Azor®) due to contamination with NDMA, a chemical that is linked to cancer.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Azor (nizatidine) induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with cancer after taking Azor (nizatidine), you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Drug Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Mylan Recalls 3 Lots of Nizatidine for NDMA Contamination

On January 8, 2020, Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalled 3 lots of nizatidine (150-mg and 300-mg strengths) after they tested positive for contamination with a cancer-causing chemical impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).

Nizatidine Recall Information

The 3 recalled batches of nizatidine were distributed between June 2017 and August 2018. The following products are affected by the recall:

  • 0378-5150-91 Nizatidine Capsules, USP 150mg Bottles of 60 3086746 May 2020
  • 0378-5300-93 Nizatidine Capsules, USP 300mg Bottles of 30 3082876 Jan 2020
  • 0378-5300-93 Nizatidine Capsules, USP 300mg Bottles of 30 3082877 Jan 2020

What is NDMA?

N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a toxic substance that is classified as a “probable human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is a chemical impurity that is created during the drug-making process. NDMA is also a environmental pollutant that is commonly found in water and foods, meat, dairy and vegetables.

What is Nizatidine?

Azor® is an antacid medication that is sold as the generic drug nizatidine. This medication is used for the treatment of stomach ulcers and duodenal ulcers. It is also used to relieve heartburn caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Cancers Linked to NDMA

  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Bladder cancer

NDMA Cancer Lawsuits

A growing number of lawsuits have been filed by people who developed cancer after taking NDMA-contaminated medications, including the blood-pressure drug valsartan and the heartburn medication Zantac.

Do I have a Nizatidine Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Azor (nizatidine) induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with cancer after taking Azor (nizatidine), you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Defective Drug Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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