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Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… Read More »

Thousands MORE blood pressure pills are recalled

Thousands of blood pressure pills are recalled amid fears they could cause cancer because ‘they contain a chemical used in ROCKET FUEL’ The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency issued the alert  It revealed four batches of pills containing irbesartan have been recalled  All the products pulled as a ‘precautionary measure’ are made by Actavis … Read More »

High blood pressure: Doing this from the comfort of your chair can help lower hypertension

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition in the UK, affecting more than a quarter of adults. The condition must be controlled, because if left untreated it can lead to serious health problems like heart attacks and strokes. People with hypertension are encouraged to make healthy lifestyle changes to lower their blood pressure,… Read More »