Voluntary recall issued for blood-pressure drugs over substance linked to cancer

Blood pressure meds recalled over contamination concern

Voluntary recall issued for blood-pressure drugs over substance linked to cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting patients and health care professionals to another recall of medications used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure due to the presence of a potential cancer-causing substance.

In addition, a longer list of blood pressure drugs recalled in the past months can be found here.

The discovery of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and a second impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), has prompted a Europe-wide recall.

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On Jan. 3, the FDA said Torrent Pharmaceuticals has added eight more lots of losartan potassium tablets to its recall list.

Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc. issued the recall of 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, saying some of the medications may include trace amounts of an "impurity" - N-nitrosodiethylamine, or NDEA - that is classified as a carcinogen.

"Aurobindo is recalling lots of valsartan-containing medication that tested positive for NDEA above the interim acceptable daily intake level of 0.083 parts per million", according to the agency.

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"Because of the risk associated with suddenly stopping high blood pressure medication, people are advised not to stop any treatments without consulting their doctor or pharmacist".

To date, there haven't been any reports of adverse reactions to the medications related to this recall.

He added not every Accord and Dexcel product had been affected and patients should seek the advice of their doctor before they stop taking their medication. And in November, Mylan Pharmaceuticals also issued a voluntary recall of some of its Amlodipine and Valsartan products for the same reason.

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