AN EXPANDED BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION RECALL…

What’s with all the blood pressure medication recalls? Didn’t these recalls start, like, last summer and involve a bunch of different companies? Recently, it was Mylan…then Torrent…and just this week – Aurobindo. The culprit is apparently a chemical called N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which has been classified as a “probable human carcinogen.” Experts don’t know how this chemical – which you might be exposed to in other ways – got into the tablets (trace amounts only, Ed), but they all agree it shouldn’t be.

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