PRODUCT RECALLS

RECALL:  VALSARTAN 

STATES:  Nationwide
RECALL:  VALSARTAN TABLETS contain N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) a substance that could cause cancer. Valsartan is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and for the treatment of heart failure. It is also indicated as a treatment for left ventricular failure and left ventricular dysfunction following myocardial infarction. In combination with hydrochlorothiazide, it is used in the treatment of hypertension.  Three companies are announcing voluntary recalls.
(1)  Major Pharmaceuticals distributing Valsartan supplied by Teva Pharmaceuticals.  Unit dose blisters 100/carton.
80mg NDC 0904-6594-61, Item 302086: 8  lots. 
160mg NDC 00904-6595-61, Item 302087, 5 lots.
To see specific lots go to:
https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm613625.htm
CONTACT:  Major Pharmaceuticals Customer Support at
1-800-616-2471 M-F, 8am - 8pm EST
(2)  Prinston Pharmaceuticals dba Solco Healthcare LLC, manufacturing by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd.
For treatment of hypertension
All lots of Valsartan: 40mg, 80mg, 160mg, 320mg.
ValsartanHCTZ: 80mg/12.5mg, 160/12.5, 160/25, 320/12.5, 320/25
To see specific lots go to:
https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm613504.htm
CONTACT: Call 1-866-931-9829, Option 5, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday
(3)  Teva Pharmaceuticals USA distributed under Actavis label, manufactured by Zhejian Huahai.  Sold in bottles.  29 lots of single; 51 lots of combination.  To see specific lots go to:
https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm613729.htm
CONTACT: Teva’s Medical Information by phone at: 888-838-2872, option 3
ACTION:  Contact your physician before discontinuing.
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Source   FDA.Gov/drugs

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