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 Valsartan Recall
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 Posted: Jul 30 2018, 01:37 PM
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If you take Valsartan for BP, check who makes it. If you haven't gotten a recall notification letter already you might soon. Not all meds containing valsartan are recalled, just the ones listed below.
Valsartan Recall

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Companies Involved in the Recalls
The following companies are recalling all nonexpired lots of the products named below, which contain valsartan API supplied by Zhejiang Huahai:

Major Pharmaceuticals: Valsartan;(www.fda.gov)
Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., dba Solco Healthcare LLC: Valsartan and Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ);(www.fda.gov) and
Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.: Valsartan and Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ).(www.fda.gov) 

07/17/2018 Actavis Valsartan and Valsartan Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets Impurity detected in the API is N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Teva Pharmaceuticals USA

07/17/2018 Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. dba Solco Healthcare LLC Valsartan Tablets, 40 mg, 80mg, 160mg, and 320mg; and Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, 80mg/12.5mg, 160mg/12.5mg, 160mg/25mg, 320mg/12.5mg, and 320mg/25mg Detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. dba Solco Healthcare LLC

07/13/2018 Major Pharmaceuticals Valsartan tablets, 80mg USP and 160 mg USP may contain the probable carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) Major Pharmaceuticals

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