Defective Medication

Zantac

Zantac

Zantac is the brand name of an antihistamine known as ranitidine used for heartburn and stomach acid-related issues. Zantac and generic Ranitidine have been found to contain dangerous amounts of NDMA, a cancer-causing chemical.
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Valsartan | Losartan

Valsartan | Losartan

Valsartan, also known by its brand name Diovan, is a prescription drug used for high blood pressure. Losartan, brand name Cozaar, is also used as a high blood pressure medication. Both of these medications have been linked with the carcinogen, NDMA.
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Metformin

Metformin

Metformin is a generic drug approved by the FDA for Type 2 Diabetes treatment. Unfortunately, Metformin has also been found to be contaminated with NDMA, a carcinogen.
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Elmiron

Elmiron

Elmiron is a brand name drug used to treat bladder pain caused by interstitial cystitis. The generic is pentosan polysulfate sodium. Elmiron use has been linked with vision loss, macular degeneration, retinal maculopathy, and more.
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Defective Devices and Products

3M Earplugs

3m Earplugs

The 3M Company and Aearo Technologies sold millions of dual-end combat arms earplugs to the US military between 2003 - 2015. While these companies claimed the earplugs would protect our troops' hearing, the earplugs contained design defects that caused hearing damage.
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Hernia Mesh

Hernia Mesh

The purpose of a hernia mesh is to hold herniated organs in place. Unfortunately, hernia mesh failure is common with chronic pain, infections, and mesh migration as just a few of several common complications.
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IVC Filters

IVC Filters

An IVC Filter is a small metal device designed to catch blood clots and treat Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). It is inserted into your body's large vein. However, oftentimes this device is not removed in a timely manner and could lead to organ damage and even death if the device breaks or moves.
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Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder

Talcum Powder, commonly referred to as baby powder, is a product made from talc used to absorb moisture and reduce friction. However, some talc deposits have been found to be contaminated with Asbestos, a known carcinogen that can cause cancers when inhaled.
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