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Recall of high blood pressure medicine expanded again due to potential cancer risk

24 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration has again expanded a recall for medication used to treat high blood pressure over contamination with a chemical linked to cancer.
Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited is recalling certain lots of Losartan Potassium tablets. The medication is used to treat hypertension, hypertensive patients with left ventricular hypertrophy and nephropathy in Type 2 diabetic patients, according to the FDA .
The recall notice said trace amounts of an impurity called N-methylnitrosobutyric acid have been detected in the medicine. The impurity can cause cancer and is...
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Recall expanded for blood pressure medication over possible cancer risk

Recall expanded for blood pressure medication over possible cancer risk

24 days ago   |   By KMBC

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