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Aug 2018

Common blood pressure pills found to be contaminated by cancer-causing chemical

Varlsartan, a widely prescribed drug made in China, and which has been used across the world for 15 years, has been recalled and production stopped after it was found to contain a carcinogen. Investigators found a chemical called N-Nitrosodimethylamine, used in rocket fuel, and which is thought to be carcinogenic, which had contaminated the drug’s…

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