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:
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.