Heart Drug Recall Expanded Again
(CNN) — The recall of popular heart drugs has expanded yet again. The US Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Torrent Pharmaceuticals has added eight additional lots of losartan potassium tablets to its recall list. Losartan potassium is a drug used to control high blood pressure. It is also used to treat kidney disease in patients with diabetes. This recall includes 30-, 90- and 1,000-count bottles of 100-milligram tablets; 30-, 90- and 1,000-count bottles of 50-milligram tablets; and 90-count bottles of 25-milligram tablets. Torrent is recalling only these particular losartan potassium tablets. Tests fou...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Recall Valsartan Source Type: news

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Actavis Group PTC EHF - recall of some batches of Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 300/12.5mg Film-coated Tablets and Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150/12.5mg Film-coated Tablets
Specific batches of Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 300/12.5mg Film-coated Tablets and Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide 150/12.5mg Film-coated Tablets, made by Actavis (now Accord), are being recalled as (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - January 3, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Drug Recall Expands Again; Meds May Be Tainted With Cancer-Causing Chemical
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz’s losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912. Patients use these drugs to keep their high blood pressure in check. The drug is being recalled because the active ingredient has tested positive for N-Nitrosodiethylamine or NDEA, a suspected human and animal carcinogen that is used in gasoline as a stabilizer for industry materials and as a...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Local TV Valsartan Source Type: news

Avalide (Irbesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 12, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets USP (New - Discontinuation)
Updated Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - November 18, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news