By the Oregonian / OregonLive | Published on 01. December 2018 at 10:49
In November, two other pharmaceutical companies participated in a voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan for the treatment of hypertension and heart failure. The Federal Drug Administration reports that the recall for a contaminant, N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), is found in the recalled products.
The recalls in November follow several previous recalls of valsartan-containing medicines after N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) was detected. The complete recall list can be found here.
According to the FDA: Customers and patients with questions about the recalled Teva products should be contacted with Teva's medical information at 888-838-2872, Option 3, Option 4, Live calls Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time with voicemail, received 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Mylan Products, Wholesalers, Retailers, and Consumers If you have a recalled product, please contact Stericycle at 1-888-406-9305 to return the recalled product. The usual business hours are Monday to Friday from 8 to 17 o'clock. EST.
On November 27, 2018, Teva Pharmaceuticals joined the recall. Here is the list of Teva Lots under Voluntary Recall, as posted on fda.gov.
The FDA has also published labels of affected Teva lots.