Tag: Pressure

Dec 02 2018

List of blood pressure drugs (amlodipine and valsartan) under recall added November 2018: Mylan, Teva – OregonLive

By The Oregonian/OregonLive | Posted December 01, 2018 at 10:49 AM In November, two more pharmaceutical companies joined a voluntary recall of several drug products containing valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. The Federal Drug Administration reports the recall is because of an impurity, N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), found in the […]

Nov 24 2018

Taiwan votes in local elections amid pressure from China

Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island’s powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai’s landslide victory in 2016 will decide the races for 22 mayors and county magistrates along with thousands of local officials. Driven […]

Nov 21 2018

Interpol picks South Korean as president, Russia criticizes Western pressure

DUBAI (Reuters) – International police body Interpol elected Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president on Wednesday, beating a Russian national whose candidacy had raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference. Russia said clear outside pressure had been exerted on the vote but it did not dispute the […]

Nov 21 2018

Interpol, Under Pressure From West, Rejects Russian Who Sought to Lead It

Supported by Interpol, Under Pressure From West, Rejects Russian Who Sought to Lead It ImageInterpol said Wednesday that it had chosen Kim Jong-yang of South Korea, above, to be its next president. Western diplomats had lobbied against a Russian candidate, Aleksandr V. Prokopchuk.CreditCreditKang Kyung-Kook/Newsis, via Associated Press By Matt Apuzzo Nov. 21, 2018 BRUSSELS — […]

Nov 14 2018

Blood pressure drug recall expands again

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Blood pressure drug recall expands again  Fox17 Blood Pressure Medicine Losartan Recalled Due To Possible Cancer Risk  Medical Daily Another blood pressure drug recalled for possible cancer risk  KSDK.com Drug Safety and Availability > Laboratory analysis of valsartan products  FDA Full coverage Source link

Nov 14 2018

Blood pressure drug recall expands again due to cancer concerns

The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The new recall of losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide is sold by the company Sandoz. The voluntary recall only involves the 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets, it does not involve the other […]

Nov 13 2018

FDA expands blood pressure medicine recall

[unable to retrieve full-text content] FDA expands blood pressure medicine recall  WGN-TV FDA announces 2 more voluntary recalls of blood pressure medications  MassLive.com Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination  WebMD Irbesartan Products Under Recall – Updated October 29, 2018 – FDA  FDA Full coverage Source link

Nov 13 2018

FDA announces 2 more voluntary recalls of blood pressure medications

Two more additional blood pressure medications have come under voluntary recalls during the last two weeks, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA announced Oct. 30 that ScieGen Pharmaceuticals has placed voluntary recalls on its irbesartan tablets in 75-, 150-, and 300-milligram dosage forms packed in 30- and 90- count bottles with […]

Nov 13 2018

FDA recalls another blood pressure drug for possible cancer risk

Ashley May USA TODAY Published 11:12 AM EST Nov 13, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a third blood pressure medication recall over concerns the contaminated drug might cause cancer. Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide tablets because the pills could contain an impurity N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The substance is a probable human carcinogen, according […]

Nov 13 2018

Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted ´╗┐with cancer-causing chemical

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Blood pressure drug recall expands; another heart medication possibly tainted with cancer-causing chemical  WMUR Manchester FDA recalls another blood pressure drug for possible cancer risk  USA TODAY Irbesartan Products Under Recall – Updated October 29, 2018 – FDA  FDA Full coverage Source link