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Metformin Bladder Cancer Risk

In the wake of findings that the popular diabetes drug Metformin contains NDMA, many doctors and patients are concerned about potential Metformin bladder cancer risk. Does Metformin cause bladder cancer?

IMPORTANT: If you’ve been diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Metformin (or another type of cancer), you may be entitled to compensation in a Metformin lawsuit or cancer claim. Our experienced Metformin cancer lawyers can investigate your claim for free and with no obligation. Please call 1-800-525-7111 for a FREE consultation concerning your potential claim.

Possible Metformin Bladder Cancer Risk

In September 2019, an independent lab reported that it had found levels of the NDMA (N-Nitrosodimethylamine) in Metformin, the world’s most commonly prescribed medication for treating type 2 diabetes. Voluntary Metformin recalls followed, and the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was investigating the issue.

NDMA-contaminated Metformin may cause cancer, including bladder cancer.

Does Metformin Cause Bladder Cancer?

Metformin Bladder Cancer Risk - Riddle & Brantley Metformin Lawsuit AttorneysNDMA contamination in Metformin is particularly concerning because NDMA is a “probable carcinogen,” meaning the chemical may cause cancer in humans. NDMA is actually used to cause cancer in laboratory rats. Organizations such as the World Health Organization, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have all issued reports warning that NDMA may cause cancer.

Metformin bladder cancer risk is particularly acute. In 2011, a study by the Canadian government concluded there was evidence of a “cause and effect” relationship between NDMA and bladder cancer and leukemia.

Other studies of NDMA, including one involving similar NDMA contamination in Zantac (ranitidine), have cautioned that the chemical may cause bladder cancer.

So, while a definitive causal relationship between Metformin and bladder cancer has not yet been established, scientific evidence suggests that there is a link between bladder cancer and NDMA, which has been found in Metformin.

Those taking Metformin are encouraged to consult with their doctor about the potential Metformin bladder cancer risk. For more information on Metformin recalls, please visit the FDA’s Metformin recalls page.

If you’ve been diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Metformin, you may be entitled to significant financial compensation. Please call 1-800-525-7111 today for a FREE consultation concerning your eligibility for a Metformin bladder cancer claim.

There is no obligation and, as always, we don’t get paid unless you do. If we don’t recover compensation for you, you won’t pay any attorney fees. That’s our promise to you.

Please call 1-800-525-7111 today and let an experienced Metformin cancer lawyer review your claim. You may qualify for a claim or lawsuit and be entitled to compensation.

Other Types of Cancer Potentially Linked to Metformin

Bladder cancer is not the only cancer that may potentially be caused by NDMA-contaminated Metformin. More than 20 different types of cancer have been linked to NDMA, including:

“I’ve suffered bladder cancer after taking Metformin. What are my options?”

Does Metformin Cause Bladder Cancer - Riddle & BrantleyThose who have been diagnosed with bladder cancer (or another type of cancer) after taking Metformin may be entitled to compensation.

We understand what you’re going through and would love to help however we can. Riddle & Brantley has been fighting for victims of potentially dangerous drugs like Metformin for more than three decades. Our attorneys have nearly 200 years of combined legal experience seeking justice for the injured.

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