Blood Pressure Medication Recalls & Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits
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Blood Pressure Medication Recalls & Valsartan Cancer Lawsuits

Product Liability Attorney investigating 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

  • 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
  • Torrent Pharmaceuticals

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.

Contact us today.