Several medications containing the blood pressure and heart failure drug, valsartan, were recalled in July due to concerns over contamination. At the time, the FDA announced that they found NDMA (N-nitrosodimethylamine), a possible cancer-causing substance, in the drugs. Since then, the FDA has expanded the list of recalled products to include about 80 different products across 16 manufacturers.
What is valsartan for?
Valsartan is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, and to reduce the risk of death in people with heart dysfunction after suffering a heart attack. See More