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FDA Recalls Blood Pressure Medication Due to Cancer Risk

November 14, 2018


Staying healthy as we age is critical to our quality of life.  It can be difficult enough to find the time or place to exercise, keep on a healthy diet and maintain a positive attitude.  The last thing we want is for the prescriptions we take to improve our health to be the cause of other health issues.

It does happen, and the latest is with a common high blood pressure medication “Losartan Potassium hydrochlorothiazide”  Evidently, it presents a high increase in the probability of getting cancer.

“The FDA says the drug tested positive for NDEA, which is a probable human carcinogen.:

 

Read more here:  http://www.wlox.com/2018/11/14/fda-recalls-blood-pressure-medication-due-possible-risk-cancer/

 

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