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Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… 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 »