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Blood pressure medication recall expands again to include losartan

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This is the first hypertension medication found to contain NMBA, but a handful of other recalls at the end of 2018 resulted from the potential contamination of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) or N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA)-two other potential carcinogens. Here's a list of the latest products recalled.

Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc. voluntarily recalled 87 lots of losartan tablets in the United States on Thursday.

Last Friday, the FDA announced Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited recalled one lot of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets 100mg/25mg after NDEA was found in the medication.

AurobindoPharma USA announced its voluntary recall on Friday of 38 lots of medication that included tablets of valsartan and another in which valsartan is combined with amlodipine. The company said it hadn't received any reports of patients being harmed related to the recall.

The agency's latest alert includes drugs that contain a potentially carcinogenic "impurity", though no adverse effects related to the recall have been reported.

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Certain lots of blood pressure and heart failure medications have been recalled from various companies worldwide since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July recalled valsartan medicines manufactured by the Chinese company Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals after detecting NDMA.

The remedy is packaged in 30 rely upon, 90 depend, 500 depend and 1000 rely on bottles. "Over the past few months, the FDA has conducted a major investigation and has worked with drug companies to address the presence of impurities in these products", Gottlieb said.

Camber's recall is the second in a week of Losartan tablets. The active drug ingredient was made at Hetero Labs Restricted in India, one in all two overseas drug factories linked to repeated blood treatment recollects since final July.

From a community pharmacy perspective, this recall has been hard because many pharmacies don't keep the lot numbers of medications after they're dispensed, Freeman said: "That information is not tracked effectively".

Camber and Macleods are among the half dozen pharmaceutical firms that have recalled hypertension drugs found to contain possible carcinogens since early December.

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