Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Cancer Threats

(UNDATED) – Two kinds of blood pressure and heart medications are being recalled because they might be contaminated with an impurity that can cause cancer.

The drugs are Irbesartan and Irbesartan HCTZ, made by Prinston Pharmaceuticals.
They’re used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.
Prinston Pharmaceuticals is based in Charlotte, North Carolina and is owned by a Chinese drug company.