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Pharma exec testifies in Zantac trial that drug was safe and effective

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2024
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A pharmaceutical executive was grilled for hours about the safety of Zantac on Monday in a Cook County courtroom in the first jury trial to determine whether the popular heartburn drug causes cancer. His testimony was part of the trial for a suburban Chicago woman’s lawsuit claiming Zantac caused her colon cancer. The executive, a medical doctor who oversaw drug safety for decades at GSK, maintained that Zantac was a safe and effective drug. The suit is the first of thousands throughout the country to make it to a jury...

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