Recall On This BP Medicine Due to Cancer Concerns
Update on additional BP Medications Recalled
Here is a current list of BP medicines that are the recall- BP Products Under Recall
Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled these medicines due to the presence of NDEA being found. Amlodipine and valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine, valsartan, and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) combination tablets.
Are you taking this medicine for hypertension? There is a recall on the heart medicine Losartan. This product is recalled because testing has found the presence of NDEA. NDEA is classified as a probable human carcinogen.
Uses for this medication:
Used for treatment of high blood pressure.
Information on the product recalled:
Losartan Potassium-Hydrochlorothiazide 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912.
What to do if you take this medicine:
If you are taking any of these recalled medicines, do not stop taking without consulting with your doctor or pharmacist. Stopping without a replacement or alternative medication can cause more health problems.