Have you taken Valsartan for High Blood Pressure?
If you have taken Valsartan for at least 30 consecutive days or more from 2014 to present, you should know some forms of the medication have been found to contain cancer-causing substances.
Taking Valsartan for High Blood Pressure?
Some forms of the medication have been found to contain cancer-causing substances.
Have you been diagnosed with any of the following conditions?
• Liver Cancer
• Colorectal Cancer
• Bladder Cancer
• Pancreatic Cancer
If so, and you have been taking Valsartan, set up an appointment to talk with someone about a case review today.
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What is Valsartan?
Valsartan, is a blood pressure and heart medication. This chemical is a known carcinogen. Several drug companies have recalled their medications containing Valsartan. Check this Valsartan recall list for the specific drugs that have been recalled.
Why is Valsartan defective?
It has been determined that some medications containing Valsartan are contaminated with the cancer-causing substances N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and/or N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The contaminated batches found were produced by the Chinese company Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals and the Indian company Hetero Labs Limited.
Symptoms of overexposure to NDMA include:
• Abdominal Cramps
• Enlarged Liver
• Reduced function of the liver, kidneys, and lungs
The FDA reminds patients taking medication containing Valsartan to continue taking their current medicine until their doctor or pharmacist provides a replacement or alternative treatment option.