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Pfizer recalls high blood pressure drug after chemicals that can cause cancer found

Life & StylePfizer recalls high blood pressure drug after chemicals that can cause cancer found


In a statement Pfizer described nitrosamines as “common in water and foods, including cured and grilled meats, dairy products and vegetables”.

“Everyone is exposed to some level of nitrosamines. These impurities may increase the risk of cancer if people are exposed to them above acceptable levels over long periods of time”.

Furthermore, it was added by Pfizer it had not received any reports of incidents related to the drug and there was no immediate risk to patients.

This is Pfizer’s second recall in six weeks, earlier this month they had to recall Accuretic, another blood pressure drug due to high levels of nitrosamine.



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