[Alert!] Another Blood Pressure Drug Recall
The side effects that come with Big Pharma drugs are bad enough.
But there’s one thing you DON’T count on when popping highly regulated pharmaceutical drugs…
Taking a dose of cancer-causing toxins with every pill.
But that’s exactly what’s happening with a very popular blood pressure drug.
Find out if you’re one of the thousands exposed.
High blood pressure is a serious problem… but there are other (re: BETTER) ways to lower your BP than taking costly drugs that come with a long list of side effects.
Now, here’s ANOTHER reason to consider a drug-free solution:
A common blood pressure drug was recalled because it’s contaminated with a toxin that can cause cancer.
Losartan is often used to treat high blood pressure and sometimes to treat nephropathy in people with type 2 diabetes.
The toxin in question is NDEA (N-nitrosodiethylalmine), a toxin that the government has listed as a probable human carcinogen.
It’s also a hepatotoxic agent, which means it causes liver damage.
So what’s it doing in your BP meds?
When the contaminant turned up in routine testing, Torrent Pharmaceuticals voluntarily withdrew two lots of Losartan.
Then they expanded it to 10 lots.
Then they expanded the recall again. And again.
Now, they’re on their FIFTH expansion recall—taking even MORE batches off the shelves.
Of course, what they CAN’T do is come into your house and take those bad batches out of your medicine cabinets.
(If you’re interested in the full list of recalled product and batch numbers, go to the FDA’s website.)
The FDA says that a recall is the most effective way to protect the public from a potentially harmful product.
I say the most effective way to stay protected is to stay away from Big Pharma’s drugs.
If you’re concerned that this recall could impact you, don’t just stop taking a drug cold turkey. Talk to your doctor first.
Then, at the very least, consider switching to a drug that isn’t laced with cancer-causing toxins. Even better, talk to your doctor about fixing the underlying cause of your hypertension—which is never found in a prescription bottle.