Teva Canada has issued a voluntary recall to a number of blood pressure medications that contain Multiple Losartan-containing drugs because of the potential of nitrosamine impurity. The nitroso-methyl-aminobutyric acid or NMBA is a potential human carcinogen, which means after extended exposure it could result in increased risk of cancer. 

Health Canada is advising that there is no immediate risk to patients taking the medication since the hazard is associated with long term use and any questions about the recall can contact Teva directly 1-800-268-4129 and Health Canada maintains a complete list of Losartan drugs that have been recalled at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada.html

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