Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US

Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US

Those who take the recalled drug need to contact their pharmacist or doctor before deciding to stop taking the medication. Those drugs are used to control high blood pressure and to treat heart failure.

On Jan. 3, the FDA said Torrent Pharmaceuticals has added eight more lots of losartan potassium tablets to its recall list.

As with other companies' recalls of Valsartan, the presence of N-nitrosodiethylamine or NDEA, triggered the recall.

Aurobindo Pharma USA, notifying its distributors and customers by phone and in writing to immediately discontinue distribution of the specific lots being recalled and to notify their sub-accounts.

As per a report by Reuters, the latest announcement of the BP drug recall has been made a month after Mylan N.V., a US-based global pharmaceutical company, had affirmed that it would recall all lots of the Valsartan drug containing an Angiotensin II receptor blocker post the drug's ban by global health authorities.

NJ lost the most residents, Vermont gained the most in 2018
More Connecticut residents moved out than in past year , according to a recent study by United Van Lines . In addition to OR , three other western states filled out the top 5: Idaho, Nevada and Arizona.

Powell tells markets Fed is flexible and aware of risks
The head of the Fed, once confirmed by the Senate, can only be removed "for cause", not a policy disagreement. Powell responded with a terse "No" when asked if he would resign if Trump requested him to do so.

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Officially Gains Independence From Russian Church
Ukraine has accused Kremlin-backed churches of spreading pro-Russia propaganda, which Russian religious leaders have denied. "The pious Ukrainian people have awaited this blessed day for seven entire centuries", Bartholomew I said in his address.

Losartan is used to treat hypertension, hypertensive patients with Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and for the treatment of nephropathy in Type 2 diabetic patients.

The drugs are being recalled "due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in the finished drug product", according to a press release from the FDA. Torrent is recalling only these particular losartan potassium tablets. The drug is sold by several manufacturers, and in July of 2018 nearly a half-dozen companies were forced to recall their products due to the discovery of human carcinogens in the tablets. Adverse reactions to the medication can be directed to the same number.

General questions about the return of the recalled blood pressure medications can be directed to Qualanex at 1-888-280-2040 from 8 9 p.m. EST.

It might contain small amounts of a chemical linked to cancer, but the FDA says don't just stop taking it because that could lead to greater risk.

As of this morning, Torrent stock was up 0.64 percent. Dr. Elizabeth Maziarka reads a blood pressure gauge during an examination of patient June Mendez at the Codman Square Health Center on April 11, 2006 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.


  • Paul George of Oklahoma City Thunder booed by Lakers fans

    Paul George of Oklahoma City Thunder booed by Lakers fans

    Before being traded by the Indiana Pacers to OKC in 2017, George listed the Lakers as his preferred destination. In Indy, I expected to be booed, but I didn't know to what extent.
    The Yankees Will Miss David Robertson

    The Yankees Will Miss David Robertson

    Klentak said he was impressed and called it a "unique" experience talking money directly with the player. Robertson went 8-3 with a 3.23 ERA and five saves in 69 games last season for the New York Yankees .

    Quadrantid shower: How to watch 2019's first meteors tonight

    It's most visible to people living in the northern hemisphere, which means we should be in a great position to see all the action. During ideal conditions, anywhere from 60 to over 100 meteors per hour can be seen during the peak, they report.
  • Knicks’ Enes Kanter skips London trip, fears assassination

    Knicks’ Enes Kanter skips London trip, fears assassination

    But just because of that one lunatic guy, one maniac or dictator , I can't even go out there and just do my job. The Knicks center was very critical of Erdogan following a bombing in the Turkish capital of Ankara in 2016.
    Wolff: Schumacher a 'founding father' of Mercedes success

    Wolff: Schumacher a 'founding father' of Mercedes success

    The German national football team posted a tribute on Twitter wishing Schumacher a happy birthday alongside a picture of the driver visiting his countrymen in training.
    Sparkle Calls In To Talk About

    Sparkle Calls In To Talk About "Surviving R. Kelly" [AUDIO]

    The three-night, six-part special premiered on Thursday night and immediately began trending on Twitter . Kelly's legal team fired back threatening to sue Lifetime claiming the special was " packed with lies ".
  • Agreement waives almost  $13.9 million of debt for MI  students

    Agreement waives almost $13.9 million of debt for MI students

    As a result, some students could not obtain professional licenses and incurred debts that they could not repay nor discharge. Assistant Attorney General Joseph Chambers, head of the Finance Department, assisted the Attorney General with this matter.
    Man charged with capital murder in 7-year-old girl's death

    Man charged with capital murder in 7-year-old girl's death

    It comes as hundreds of people gathered at a rally on Saturday holding signs reading 'Justice for Jazmine'. Jazmine Barnes was shot in the head in the "totally unprovoked" drive-by attack in Houston on 30 December.
    Dangerous powder from lost cargo found on Dutch island

    Dangerous powder from lost cargo found on Dutch island

    The containers were mainly filled with auto parts, toys and furniture, but some also with organic peroxides. Authorities have warned volunteers and locals not to touch any bags but to call police or the fire brigade.
  • Hulk Hogan Returning To RAW To Honor

    Hulk Hogan Returning To RAW To Honor "Mean Gene" Okerlund

    That synchronicity even led to an unusual tag team partnership when Hogan and Okerlund battled George "The Animal" Steele and Mr. This will be the first time Hogan has been on RAW since 2015 and his second public appearance with WWE since his public scandal.
    DeAndre Hopkins donating game check to family of slain child

    DeAndre Hopkins donating game check to family of slain child

    He has described Sunday's shooting as " totally unprovoked " and asked people who live nearby to review their surveillance videos. Anyone with information should call the Harris County Sheriff's Office at 713-221-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
    Judge extends Mueller grand jury

    Judge extends Mueller grand jury

    The extension allows Mueller to continue his current work with the same grand jury, rather than having to impanel a new group. Six months is a standard length of time for federal grand juries to be extended.


Latest news

Democrat-controlled House passes USA shutdown bills but impasse remains
There are roughly 400,000 federal workers who have been furloughed, and another 400,000 who are simply working without pay. In person, she was even more direct, reportedly telling a reception, "We're gonna impeach that mother**ker".

Pakistan's Imran Khan Meets with Turkey's Erdogan
He conveyed his deepest admiration and respect for Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on behalf of the Government and people of Pakistan. He said we have set up an office at the PM Secretariat to make it easier for the investors to invest in Pakistan .

McDonald's employee fights back after Florida man attacks her over plastic straw
When he asked her for a straw , he was told that plastic straws are not available anymore at which Taylor began to scream. James believes she is getting paid while on leave however McDonald's has not yet confirmed this information.

Ailing Tway surges into lead at Sentry in Hawaii
Rory McIlroy has revealed he has changed up his 2019 schedule to reduce travel time and to "do something different". He admitted he even surprised himself. "When you're making a lot of birdies it makes everything better", he said.

Cesc Fabregas set to join AS Monaco after emotional Chelsea farewell
Alvaro Morata scored the two goals but it was not quite the flawless send off for Fabregas, who missed from the penalty spot. However, his final bow in west London didn't exactly go to plan, with Fabregas actually missing a penalty in the first-half.

Rashida Tlaib: Congresswoman's Trump profanity sparks furore
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, a South Carolina Democrat, said "everyone has their own style" and Tlaib's "ain't mine". Prior to making the comments, she had spoken about the meaningfulness of being a role-model for young girls.

United States team to visit China for trade talks next week
New data released on Thursday suggest the trade war is also taking a toll on the USA manufacturing sector as a whole. It will be the first face-to-face meeting since the two countries agreed not to impose new tariffs for 90 days.

Qualcomm pays to enforce iPhone sales ban in Germany
This affair follows a similar effort from Qualcomm to ban iPhones from China over a different IP infringement. The bond will fund damages awarded to Apple if the iPhone maker wins its appeal against the injunction.

Neal Brown to leave Troy for West Virginia
They were built more on physicality on both sides of the ball, and Brown's Troy teams ran the ball more often than they passed. He played at Kentucky from 1998-2000 and was a two-year letterman, catching 10 passes, including one for a touchdown.

Lawsuit: Popular Weather App Deceived Users
Google insisted it didn't use location data harvested from cell towers though it said it discontinued the practice. Feuer said it's premature to discuss how much a potential penalty might be.

McIlroy Happy To Concentrate On PGA Tour
I've done everything I feel like I need to do to say OK, I'm going to make my own decisions and do what I want". He has played at least five regular European Tour events every year dating to his pro debut in September 2007.

Mike Pence: 'No wall, no deal' to end partial government shutdown
Vice President Pence is in line for a raise of nearly $13,000 - leaping from $230,700 to $243,500. The Washington Post first reported these impending raises for top officials .

Roger Federer beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to send Switzerland into Hopman Cup final
The 23-time Grand Slam champion, however, raised his game in the tiebreaker with a flawless drop shot to take a 6-3 lead. Match reports, best shots, interviews and incidents - on you won't miss a thing from the Australian Open .

Jimmy Butler has called out 76ers coach about team's offensive approach
In 21 games, Butler is averaging 18.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 3.2 assists as a Sixers shooting 46.2 FG% / 38.8 3FG% / 88.2 FT%. Butler, 29, can become a free agent this summer, and the organization's preference has been to re-sign him to an extension.

Rangers Add Jermain Defoe, Steven Davis From Premier League
A Scottish FA spokesperson, speaking to STV Sport , said: "We welcome discussion with any of our member clubs". I thought there was no chance he'd come to Scotland but it just shows the pulling power of Steven Gerrard.

Other news