Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical
1 month ago - By WESH
Those using drugs to keep their high blood pressure in check might want to scan the medicine cabinet.
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FDA Recalls Yet Another Blood Pressure Medication, Losartan, Due to Cancer Concerns
1 month ago - By Fortune
The United States Food and Drug Administration is recalling losartan, a blood pressure medication, after finding contamination that could cause cancer.
The voluntary recall of losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide by pharmaceutical company Sandoz Inc., is for 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912. The affected product was distributed nationwide on or after October 8, 2018. In total, the recall encompasses less than 1% of the national losartan drug products. The FDA reports that so far, Sandoz has not received any reports of adverse events related to the drug.
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