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Two MILLION people have been exposed to cancer-causing chemicals in contaminated blood pressure drugs, US regulators say

At least two million people around the world have been exposed to cancer-causing chemicals that tainted blood pressure drugs made in China, the FDA said today.  More than one million of those affected are in the US, which heavily relies on China for drug ingredients.  Last summer, it emerged scores of widely-prescribed drugs for heart failure and hypertension - including valsartan, losartan and irbesartan - had dangerously high levels of recognized carcinogens NDEA and NDMA, far above the US legal limit.  Read more...
 

 

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