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Drug May Cut Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Hot flashes, a common curse in menopause, can be especially bothersome after breast cancer. But a new study suggests an existing medication may help. The drug is oxybutynin (Ditropan XL), long used to treat urinary incontinence. The study found that women taking the medicine had an average of… Read More »

Another Valsartan Drug Makes Growing Recall List

Nov. 27, 2018 — A sixth valsartan blood pressure drug has been recalled because of impurities in its key ingredient. Teva Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced a nationwide recall of all amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and all amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide tablets due to a problem with the valsartan active ingredient manufactured in Mylan, India. An impurity known as N-nitrosodiethylamine… Read More »