Have had bladder cancer in 2018 and surgery to remover it. That’s why it was so devastating when tens of thousands of people found out that the losartan-containing drugs they were taking to save their lives were contaminated with cancer-causing substances.Hundreds of lots of losartan drugs and others in its class have been recalled by more than a dozen drug manufacturers since impurities were first discovered in mid-2018. Not sure if I have any recourse at this point. I am having symptoms from this medication. I was diagnosed with kidney cancer in october 2016.
I had my right kidney removed on December 7,2016. In 2015 a spot was on my left kidney and it had to be removed. There was blood in my urine and a spot on the left kidney. To date, no injuries or other adverse events have been associated with the recalled medicine. Losartan Cancer Lawsuit Along with volsartan and irbesartan, losartan is another generic high blood pressure drug that’s been found to have an impurity which can cause cancer. I called my doctor informed her about the letter.
However, it was not suitable as a drug, so scientists started looking into developing something more viable.
It belongs to a family of medications called angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). You tell me if I do.
If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with cancer, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. In 2017 i was diagnosed with bladder cancer.i have to undergo cystoscopies every three months to detect new tumors.being checked for cancer and biopsy hav been on losarten 2yrs approx.I’ve been taking losartan approximately five years I have had really high blood pressure Since I was on this drug not to mention bad back pain and knee pain and in November 2019 had a massive heart attack I believe this is from this drugBeen on Losartan since 2011ish. So continue taking my losartan. Nor was I informed to stop taking itBegan taking Losartan in 2010 through Aetna pharmacy. The recall affects Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP, 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA) Impurity found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API), FDA said.
I DEVELOPED A CLEAR CELL CANCEROUS TUMOR IN 2013 OF MY RIGHT KIDNEY…IT WAS REMOVED BY CRYOABLATION. In Aug. 2018, I received a letter from CVS pharmacy that losartan is on recall because of some contamination.
Finally got a doctor that would listen to me and changed it about a couple months ago.I have been taking losarden develop cancer colon and kidney and back problems.Lost right kidney in nov 1919 will be gets cts for the next 6 years havefiled lawsuitI was prescribed Losartan 100mg since 2014 or earlier and having renal problems, kidney failure and blather problems and end up getting operated and removed and stay at hospital for 12 days. I was having stomach pain, fast heart beat, pressure fluctuations normal to high, headaches, insomnia, lower back and hip pain.
And renal issues.ive been on losartan for many years, my blood pressure is still high, like other testimonies my pressure is still high and having issues in controlling.
Dr ran test on me and found I had Renal cancer of the left kidney.Have been on Lasartin for 11 years, I’m an 85 year old female. It shot to 210/180 and at first I thought it was something else causing it. The makers of numerous batches of recalled generic losartan face a class action lawsuit, which says that contaminated versions of the hypertension drug sold in … I had a minor health issue and before seeing the physician the RN took my BP and it was very high.I have taken this drug for years have kidneys that are on 3…..Why don’t these doctors know about this. Many patients that were on Valsartan were switched over to Losartan after Valsartan was recalled in July 2018. They no-doubt need to be accountable and pay for harming human-beings lives.I was placed on Losartan in December 31,2013. I ran out because the pharmacy wouldn’t fill it, surprisingly my back pain is less in 2 days.
After testing other ARBs, the FDA found the two substances in irbesartan and losartan drugs.Although NDEA can occur naturally in certain foods and air pollution, the A third contaminant was found in an ARB that resulted in another round of recalls.
DR LITTRUP WORKED OUT OF KARMONUS CANCER TREATMENT CENTER A PART OF HARPER HOSPITAL IN DETROIT MICHheadaches, sleepless nights, lumpectomy, lower back pain, pain in knee and hipI took Losartan for 3.8 years. I waited until my pain subside. Had not heard about the recall until today! Losartan Recall Lawsuit. Asked about three different doctors to change my meds cause I just was feeling right this was a couple doctors was before we even knew about a recall. ive had back pain since I broke it back in 2004, But pain got worse since being on losartan.. I have irregular heart murmurs, also a spot on my kidney. The Dr. That prescribed it to me “swares that it has less side-affects than any other BP on the market. I can’t help but think it may be linked to thisI took Losartan from 2012 to 2019 before switching to another med after reading in the news about a recall.
In 2019 I was diagnosed with renal clear cell carcinoma and had my right kidney removed. In November 2018, the FDA issued a recall of Losartan after detecting trace amounts of the probable human carcinogen N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA).
I had a couple of severe chest pains one of which happened while doing my laundry. This includes the diagnosis of certain types of cancer, including colorectal cancer , intestinal cancer, liver cancer and stomach cancer. Legal Disclaimer: This site may contain attorney advertising for David S. Eichholz.Fill out this form for a free, immediate, case evaluation. This is the first I’ve heard this drug could be the cause of the issues aboveI HAVE BEEN ON LOSARTAN HCT FOR THE PAST 20YRS.
New Dr. Just on 12/6/19 tells me of recall and takes me off the drug.