Valsartan

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FDA Recalls Irbesartan Over Potential Cancer Risk

Another manufacturer has issued recalls for Irbesartan after the frequently prescribed blood-pressure medication tested positive for a probable human carcinogen. A detailed article examining the latest in a series of recalls is available here. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a pharmaceutical manufacturer has recalled multiple lots of Irbesartan. These drugs, […]

April 15th, 2019 Read More
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Losartan Recalled Due to Contamination

Drug manufacturer Camber Pharmaceuticals has issued a recall for large quantities of Losartan. An article on this emerging story is available here. Currently, no patients have reported any adverse effects related to potential contamination. Patients are advised to speak with a qualified physician before discontinuing the drug. The National Drug Code (NDC) numbers associated with […]

April 1st, 2019 Read More
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Valsartan Medications Recalled

Several medications containing the active ingredient Valsartan have been recalled by the United States Food and Drug Administration over contamination issues. The impurity, known as N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), is classified as a probable human carcinogen. The Recalls The initial round of recalls addressed Valsartan produced by Major Pharmaceuticals, Solco Healthcare, and Teva Pharmaceuticals. It also extended […]

February 20th, 2019 Read More