News > Health

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

1 month 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...
Read more ...

 

Recall expanded for blood pressure medication over possible cancer risk

Recall expanded for blood pressure medication over possible cancer risk

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

Check to see if your medication has been recalled.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Health      Food      News  


House passes short-term spending measure to keep federal agencies running...

House passes short-term spending measure to keep federal agencies running for another month

The House has passed a short-term spending bill to keep federal agencies running for another month. The hope is that the additional time will help negotiators wrap up more than... Read more ...

A $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online is fake

A $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online is fake

While a $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online might sound like the perfect way to kick off the holiday shopping season, it's a scam. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Are Indicted On Federal Charges

Jeffrey Epstein's Prison Guards Are Indicted On Federal Charges

Prosecutors say the two officers neglected to check on Epstein every half hour, which they were required to, then falsified prison logs to make it appear as if they were... Read more ...

Disney+ user accounts already found on hacking sites

Disney+ user accounts already found on hacking sites

Disney+ says it doesn't have a security breach, but some users of the new streaming service have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts. Read more ...

LSU stays on top as CFP Rankings face an Alabama decision

LSU stays on top as CFP Rankings face an Alabama decision

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee's third weekly... Read more ...

A $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online is fake, according to report

A $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online is fake, according to report

While a $100 Kohl's coupon circulating online might sound like the perfect way to kick off the holiday shopping season, it's a scam. Read more ...

Two top national security aides to testify at House impeachment hearings

Two top national security aides to testify at House impeachment hearings

Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump's July call with Ukraine's president are preparing to testify Tuesday at House impeachment hearings as... Read more ...

9,500 cases of cottage cheese recalled due to potential plastic and metal...

9,500 cases of cottage cheese recalled due to potential plastic and metal contaminants, FDA says

Six consumers have reported complaints of red plastic and metal contaminants in Breakstone's cottage cheese. Read more ...

Taliban releases 2 kidnapped professors who were hostages for 3 years

Taliban releases 2 kidnapped professors who were hostages for 3 years

The hostages - American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks - were released in southern Zabul province, ending their more than three years in captivity. Read more ...

Teens board Georgia school bus to attack elementary schoolchildren inside...

Teens board Georgia school bus to attack elementary schoolchildren inside, officials say

One student was hospitalized as a result of the attack. Read more ...