Health Canada Issues Recall

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 15:29 PM

If you take high blood pressure medication you will want to check the ingredients.

Health Canada reports several drugs containing the ingredient valsartan are being recalled by their manufacturers. 

It's believed they may be contaminated with a potential cancer causing impurity.

Drugs containing valsartan are used to treat patients with high blood pressure to help prevent heart attacks and stroke.

These drugs are also used in patients who have had heart failure or a recent heart attack.