Mylan issues nationwide recall of blood pressure medication

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW YORK — Mylan has issued a nationwide recall of blood pressure medications which contain Valsartan.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, trace amounts of N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) has been discovered in the products. NDEA has been classified as a probable human carcinogen.

The following products have been recalled:

NDC Product Description Strength Size Lot Number Expiry
0378-1721-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 5mg/160mg Bottles of 30 3066051 3/2019
0378-1722-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 10mg/160mg Bottles of 30 3079500 1/2020
0378-1724-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 10mg/320mg Bottles of 30 3061986 11/2018
0378-1724-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 10mg/320mg Bottles of 30 3079709 1/2020
0378-1724-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 10mg/320mg Bottles of 30 3077618 11/2019
0378-1724-93 Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP 10mg/320mg Bottles of 30 3079708 1/2020
0378-5813-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 80mg Bottles of 90 3063782 1/2019
0378-5814-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 160mg Bottles of 90 3071352 7/2019
0378-5807-93 Valsartan Tablets, USP 40mg Bottles of 30 3061169 11/2018
0378-5815-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 320mg Bottles of 90 3081499 3/2020
0378-5815-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 320mg Bottles of 90 3080009 2/2020
0378-5815-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 320mg Bottles of 90 3080010 2/2020
0378-5815-77 Valsartan Tablets, USP 320mg Bottles of 90 3079205 1/2020
0378-6325-05 Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 320mg/25mg Bottles of 500 3084886 2/2019
0378-6325-05 Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 320mg/25mg Bottles of 500 3093804 12/2019

If you use these medications contact your pharmacist or physician. Do not stop taking your medication without speaking to your doctor first.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.