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Blood pressure medication recall expanded over possible cancer-causing ingredient – Fox News

The company behind blood pressure medication tablets has expanded a recall for two products after trace amounts of a possible cancer-causing ingredient was detected in the tablets. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited said its Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and Losartan Potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP, are affected by the recall. FROZEN TUNA SOLD IN NEW YORK, CONNECTICUT RECALLED AMID …

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Blood pressure medication recall expands again to include losartan – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

A widespread recall of common blood pressure and heart failure medications has been expanded to include more drugs containing losartan. The recall is due to an “impurity” that is classified as a potential human carcinogen. The impurity, N-Nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid or NMBA, is also classified as a known animal carcinogen, the US Food And Drug Administration …

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Blood pressure medication recalled due to small amounts of cancer-causing substance – ABC Action News

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling a lot of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets because they may contain a cancer-causing substance. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website, the tablets, which treat hypertension and hypertensive patients with Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, contained small amounts of N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The 100mg/25mg tablets being recalled include: NDC   Manufacturer …

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