Pharmacy Urges US FDA To Disallow Levels Of DMF Solvent It Found In Valsartan
The saga of tainted valsartan has taken another turn with an online pharmacy that tests its medications before dispensing them finding yet another probable carcinogen in lots of the blood pressure medication from multiple manufacturers. The pharmacy filed a citizen petition asking the US FDA to tighten its globally harmonized limit for the residual solvent.
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