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More blood pressure, heart failure medications added to FDA recall

A probable carcinogen called N- nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in the drugs.
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More companies have been added to an FDA recall of blood pressure medicine containing a possible carcinogen.

Click or tap here to see the updated list, which expands upon the original valsartan-containing drugs to at least 40 products with varying pill counts.

An impurity called N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was found in the drugs. NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen based on lab tests.

Earlier: FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after finding of cancer-causing impurity

The FDA says the list now includes valsartan-containing products manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited, in India, labeled as Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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