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Valsartan and other blood pressure drugs contaminated with four cancer-causing chemicals, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that the blood pressure medication Valsartan and other similar blood pressure medications may be contaminated with as many as four chemicals that can cause cancer in patients. Individuals who used Valsartan and were diagnosed with cancer may be eligible to file a lawsuit and receive compensation for their injuries. (more…)

By | 2019-11-07T18:09:53+00:00 November 7th, 2019|Valsartan|Comments Off on Valsartan and other blood pressure drugs contaminated with four cancer-causing chemicals, FDA says

Study shows rise in cancer cases among valsartan users after FDA recall

A recent study published in the medical journal Circulation found that there was a sharp rise in cancer diagnoses between 2017 and 2018 among patients taking the blood pressure drug valsartan. The Food and Drug Administration announced a massive recall of valsartan in 2018 after tests showed that the drug was contaminated with a chemical that could increase the risk of cancer. (more…)

By | 2019-10-15T15:48:51+00:00 October 11th, 2019|Valsartan|Comments Off on Study shows rise in cancer cases among valsartan users after FDA recall