Our firm is actively involved in litigation against the manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of contaminated Valsartan. We are accepting clients who have been diagnosed with colon, rectal, stomach, liver, bladder, or kidney cancer.Valsartan Lawsuit
If you took Valsartan for more than 1 year after 2012 and have been diagnosed with colon, rectal, stomach, liver, bladder, or kidney cancer, simply complete and submit the form below, and we will review your information and respond to your inquiry. If you would like to speak with us, please call (404) 760-7400 for a free case evaluation.
Valsartan (generic for Diovan) is an oral medication prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure, recent heart attacks, and congestive heart failure. Diovan, marketed by Novartis, was approved for use by the FDA in 1996. Subsequently, the generic drug, Valsartan, was manufactured and marketed in the US by many companies.What is Wrong with Valsartan?
After an investigation by the FDA, many companies that make, distribute and sell Valsartan have issued recalls for some or all of their valsartan products. These recalls were issued after a determination that the medication might have become contaminated with nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which are known cancer causing agents. NDMA and NDEA are not intended ingredients of Valsartan. These probable human carcinogens are appear to be an unintended by-product of the manufacturing process. NDMA and NDEA are not found in the brand drug, Diovan. The FDA has linked manufacturing facilities in China and India to the contaminated pills being sold in the United States.Which Valsartan Products Have Been Recalled?
The companies issuing recalls include, but may not be limited to:
- A-S Medication Solutions
- Bryant Rank Prepack
- Camber Pharmaceuticals,
- Hetero Labs, Inc
- HJ Harkins Company
- Major Pharmaceuticals
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Northwind Pharmaceuticals
- NuCare Pharmaceuticals
- Preferred Pharmaceuticals
- Prinston Pharmaceutical
- Remedy Repack Inc.
- Solco Healthcare
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
Some of these companies have recalled all of their Valsartan products, and some have recalled certain lot numbers. Click here to see a complete updated list of the recalled valsartan products. Please be aware that this list is updated regularly with new recalls, thus, you should check it on an on-going basis.How do I Know Which Valsartan Product I Took?
The best and most accurate way to identify all Valsartan products you have taken is to ask your pharmacy for a printout of your records. Please keep in mind that if you have taken Valsartan over a number of years, you could have taken pills sold by more than one company. If you have purchased your Valsartan from more than one pharmacy, you should get the records from each pharmacy. The pharmacy records should identify the seller of your particular Valsartan. If you have any remaining Valsartan pills it is important that you keep the pills and the bottle for potential evidence in your case.What Should I do if I Received a Recall Letter?
If you have received a recall letter related to your Valsartan, call your physician before you stop taking your medication. Keep the letter, any unconsumed pills, and the bottle as they may all be potential evidence in your case.Is My Cancer Diagnosis Related to My Valsartan Use?
At this time, based on the current science and medicine, we are only investigating cases on behalf of individuals who have been diagnosed with the following cancers: