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FDA warns of common blood pressure medicine shortage due to recalls – ABC17News.com

Related Content (CNN) – The US Food and Drug Administration is warning of a shortage of a class of drugs used by millions to treat high blood pressure. The drugs known as ARBs, or angiotensin II receptor blockers, contain valsartan. “Valsartan products are in shortage, and we know that other types of products may fall… Read More »

2 high blood pressure medications added to recall of heart drug

A Food and Drug Administration recall of a heart medication due to a cancer-causing chemical now includes two blood pressure medications. Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall of its amlodipine/valsartan combination tablets and amlodipine/valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets, both used to treat high blood pressure, according to the FDA. The FDA announced the recall on its… Read More »

High blood pressure: Avoid cooking pasta with this ingredient to lower your reading

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can be difficult to detect because in the majority of cases symptoms don’t show. The best way to tell if you have high blood pressure is to have it checked, but recognising symptoms if they do occur can also help. One way to prevent the condition in the… Read More »