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Several Drugs Containing Valsartan Being Recalled Due to Contamination With a Potential Carcinogen

Posted:Jul 10th, 2018
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Several drugs containing the ingredient valsartan are being recalled by their manufacturers. An impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), was found in the valsartan used in these products. NDMA is a potential human carcinogen, which means that it could cause cancer with long-term exposure. Learn more by visiting the Health Canada advisory.