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FDA Announcement: Blood Pressure Drug Recalled Due to Cancer-Causing Chemical

A drug manufacturer announced this week it is recalling lots of blood pressure medication Quinapril after a cancer-causing impurity was discovered, according to an announcement carried by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. said that it is voluntarily recalling four lots of Quinapril tablets due to the presence of nitrosamine, which was observed in recent testing that found levels above the acceptable daily intake level set by regulators. The company noted that it stopped marketing Quinapril tablets in September 2022.

According to the announcement, the firm has not received any reports of illnesses connected to the impurity issue. The impurity was found in 20 mg and 40 mg tablets of the drug shipped across the United States. Affected lot numbers are G102929, G100533, G100534, and G203071, and they have expiration dates of April 2023, December 2022, and March 2024.

“Nitrosamines are common in water and foods, including cured and grilled meats, dairy products, and vegetables. Everyone is exposed to some level of nitrosamines. These impurities may increase the risk of cancer if people are exposed to them above acceptable levels over long periods of time,” the recall announcement said.

The drug is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor that is used to treat hypertension and lower blood pressure. Lupin’s announcement said that patients taking the drug are advised to keep taking the drug and speak with their healthcare provider about an alternative treatment.

“Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. is notifying its wholesalers, distributors, drug chains, mail order pharmacies and supermarkets by phone and through recall notification and is arranging for the return of all the recalled product lots,” the recall notice stated, adding: “Wholesalers, distributors and retailers that have Quinapril Tablets USP, 20mg, and 40mg that are being recalled should discontinue distribution of the recalled product lots immediately.”

Several weeks ago, another drug company, Aurobindo Pharma USA, announced it would voluntarily recall two lots of blood pressure medication due to the same impurity.

The New Jersey-based firm initiated the recall of quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide in 20 milligram and 12.5 milligram tablets due to the presence of the chemical, which is associated with a higher risk of cancer. Like Lupin, Aurobindo said it did not receive any reports of adverse incidents associated with the medication.

5 Comments
  • BidenWillKillAnywayHeCan says:

    In Biden’s America if it doesn’t harm or kill you his weaponized FDA wouldn’t consider making it available to the public!! Must be endless CCP money to be able to buy out so many people and so many branches of government obviously. Ching $$ Ching $$
    It’s A Jinping Thing!!
    F–Forced
    D–Death
    A–Association

  • Dennis Durgan says:

    BIG PHARMA IS NOT ABOUT HELP PEOPLE AT ALL.IT ABOUT MAKING MONEY AND KILLING PEOPLE. THEY ARE THE SCUM OF THE WORLD AND THE ENEMY OF OUR COUNTRY. THEY HAVE BEEN PUTTING POISON OUT FOR YEARS AND YEARS. THE SHOULD HANG EVERYONE OF THE BASTARDS

  • Victor says:

    Didn’t the FDA approve these for human use? Yes they did. However, remember that the FDA did not and will not approve all the Covid vaccines…safety. IF you took one or more vaccine shots for COVID…then you are a victim, as I am.

  • Michael says:

    Quinapril has been on the market for decades . and no one knows how long it’s been contaminated . Just another reason to be skeptical about all the so called vaccines that are not vaccines by definition of real vaccines . That are being pushed on the public that have not been properly tested nor vetted for real safety and side affects But they have lied many times about it’s effectiveness or lack there of . But they have made billions from them and are exempt by law from any liability . That alone should tell you all you need to know . .

  • Susan says:

    I just viewed a video of a doctor stating that big pharma/gov are infusing the same poison in their COVID jabs in all vaccines going forward!
    DO NOT TAKE ANOTHER VACCINE EVER unless and until all these demons finally come to Justice.
    And as far as meds go, only take them if your life depends on it! EVERYTHING is now laced with the COVID junk.

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