Tag: valsartan

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 […]

Sep 15 2018

FDA Findings Show Yet Another Impurity In Heart Drug Valsartan

A photo of a man getting blood pressure tested. The FDA has found NDEA, another known carcinogen, in some batches of valsartan drugs used for treating heart conditions and high blood pressure.   ( Gerald Oswald | Pixabay ) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found more “unexpected impurity” in several pills that contain […]

Sep 14 2018

FDA Finds Second Cancer-Causing Impurity in Some Valsartan Heart Drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found a second cancer-causing impurity in three lots of the popular blood pressure medicine valsartan. The lots were all sold through Torrent Pharmaceuticals. The discovery could lead to additional recalls or warnings to patients taking valsartan. The latest FDA tests found three lots of Torrent Pharmaceutical’s valsartan contained […]

Sep 14 2018

FDA Finds Another Carcinogen in Certain Valsartan Heart Meds

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) –There’s more bad news for Americans who took certain brands of the common blood pressure medication valsartan. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned that it has found a second impurity in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals’ valsartan drug products, which are used to treat both high […]

Aug 13 2018

More Drug Makers Tagged as Valsartan Recall Grows

By Patrice Wendling Aug. 13, 2018 — European and U.S. health officials are expanding their recall of valsartan after the potentially cancer-causing substance N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in some medications made by a second Chinese drugmaker and by a drugmaker in India. More than 20 European countries, Canada, and the United States have recalled valsartan […]

Aug 11 2018

Valsartan recall expanded because of cancer concern

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Valsartan recall expanded because of cancer concern  WPIX 11 New York Valsartan Recall Expanded, FDA Investigating Products from Outside China  MedPage Today FDA expands recall of heart, blood pressure medication due to cancer risk  WFTV Orlando FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity  FDA.gov Full coverage Source […]

Aug 07 2018

Recall of valsartan, common blood pressure drug, spreads with new tainted supplier identified

(RNN) – A worldwide recall initiated last month for drugs containing the medication valsartan was expanded by the Food and Drug Administration last week and in South Korea on Monday. The spread of the recall is linked to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity, a chemical compound known as NDMA. Valsartan is a common […]

Aug 07 2018

Recall of valsartan, common blood pressure drug, spreads with new tainted supplier identified

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Recall of valsartan, common blood pressure drug, spreads with new tainted supplier identified  Joplin Globe Recall of blood pressure, heart failure medications with cancer-causing agent expanded  11Alive.com WXIA Recall issued for common blood pressure medication  PennLive.com Update on review of recalled valsartan medicines  EU News Full coverage Source link

Aug 06 2018

Recall of valsartan, common blood pressure drug, spreads with new tainted supplier identified

(RNN) – A worldwide recall initiated last month for drugs containing the medication valsartan was expanded by the Food and Drug Administration last week and in South Korea on Monday. The spread of the recall is linked to the presence of a possible cancer-causing impurity, a chemical compound known as NDMA. Valsartan is a common […]