#Blood pressure medications recalled

Blood pressure medication recalled after potential cancer-causing chemical is found

A recall notice from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says two types of blood pressure medications are being recalled after tests revealed potentially high levels of a cancer-causing chemical. The manufacturer, Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc., is voluntarily recalling its Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide blood pressure tablets at the consumer level, according...
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Blood Pressure Medication Recall 2021: Hypertension Drug Recalled Over Cancer Risks

In another recall over cancer-causing impurity levels, Lupin Pharmaceutical has recalled several batches of its Irbesartan tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets because N-nitrosoirbesartan – a substance that causes cancer - was found in levels above allowable specification limits. The drugmaker received four reports of illness from Irbesartan and zero...

This Medication Just Recalled Over "Cancer-Causing" Impurity, Says FDA

A blood pressure medication has just been recalled, according to the FDA, due to a cancer-causing "impurity." "Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. is voluntarily recalling the below-mentioned batches of Irbesartan Tablets and Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets to the consumer level," says the agency. Read on to find out more about this medication recall—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had COVID.

FDA blood pressure medicine recall: Stop taking these pills now

While many of the food recalls we cover are made out of an abundance of caution, recalls involving medications are naturally a bit more serious. To this end, the FDA recently announced two medication recalls that are worth bringing to your attention. If you take either of these medicines, it’s crucial that you contact your doctor immediately.
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Advisory - Multiple lots of irbesartan, losartan and valsartan drugs recalled

UPDATE (October 1, 2021): Auro Pharma Inc. recalls certain lots of losartan due to azido impurity. Auro Pharma Inc. is recalling seven lots of prescription losartan tablets, in 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg strengths, after tests found an azido impurity (5-(4'-((5-(azidomethyl)-2-butyl-4-chloro-1H imidazol-1-yl)methyl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-2-yl)-1H tetrazole) above the acceptable limit. Long-term exposure to this impurity at levels above what is considered safe could potentially increase the risk of cancer.
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Another blood pressure medicine recall for bottles having tablets of the wrong strength

For the second time this month, there’s a recall of a blood pressure medication because the tablets inside the bottle don’t match the label outside the bottle. Thursday’s announcement concerns one lot of Alembic Pharmaceuticals’ 30-count bottles of 20 mg Telmisartan Tablets. The company received a complaint that such a bottle of the hypertension drug contained 30 tablets, but 40 mg strength tablets instead of 20 mg, as the label states.
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A blood pressure drug has been recalled after a possibly ‘life-threatening’ mistake

A distributor of Spironolactone recalled four lots sold nationwide in reaction to a packaging mistake that endangers users of the drug. “Prepackaged bottles labeled Spironolactone 50 mg may contain Spironolactone 25 mg tablets and prepackaged bottles of Spironolactone 25 mg may contain Spironolactone 50 mg tablets,” Bryant Ranch Prepack said in their FDA-posted recall notice.

The FDA Has a New Warning About This Blood Pressure Medication

If you have high blood pressure, you’re far from alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 45 percent of Americans have been diagnosed with hypertension or take medication for the condition. However, if you’re taking one particular type of blood pressure medication, your health could be at risk, now that it’s subject to a new recall.

Scientists Upend Dogma On TB, Say It’s Also Spread By Aerosols

A team of South African researchers has found that simple breathing may be a bigger contributor to spreading tuberculosis than the traditionally accepted method of spreading by coughs — making it similar to covid in some regards. Mental health, salmonella and more are also in the news. Upending centuries of...
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Eli Lilly and Company Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of GLUCAGON® Emergency Kit Due to Loss of Potency

When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company's announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Summary. FDA Publish Date:. Product Type:. Drugs. Reason for Announcement:. Loss of potency. Company Name:. Eli Lilly and Company.

High blood pressure drug recalled because labels were mixed up

Another drug recall over mislabelled bottles has been announced, this one involving a medication used to treat high blood pressure. According to Alembic Pharmaceuticals, the recall involves a single lot of telmisartan tablets, which were packaged with 30 tablets in a bottle. The issue is about a label mix-up that resulted in the incorrect dosage.