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Blood Pressure Recall: Irbesartan Brings Cancer Risk

Trace amounts of a carcinogen revealed in testing has forced a drug company to recall irbesartan blood pressure medication, USA Today reported.  Prinston Pharmaceuticals found unacceptable levels of nitrosodiethylamine, a probable carcinogan, in the medication, recalling seven lots of irbesartan HCTZ tablets and one  irbesartan tablets, according to the report.  Read more...

 

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