Aurobindo Pharma USA recalls 80 lots of blood pressure medication

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., announced it is recalling 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP Photo: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., announced it is recalling 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP

January 02, 2019 08:35 AM

A pharmaceutical company is recalling medication meant to help control high blood pressure help with the treatment of heart failure.

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., announced it is recalling 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP due to the discovery of trace amounts of an "unexpected impurity," identified as N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA).

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