Tag Archives: Medication

Blood pressure medication recall: What you need to know

Over the past year, the Food and Drug Administration has recalled multiple blood pressure medications after discovering a potentially cancer-causing contaminant in some batches. It’s believed they became contaminated during the manufacturing process. The recalled medications include specific “lots” of losartan, irbesartan, valsartran and combination drugs with valsartran. The investigation is ongoing and the FDA… Read More »

Man says he faces 'slow death' without pricey medication after insurer denies coverage

Mark Dendy, a tutor at Brightwood College, was informed in July that his insurer would no longer cover his potentially life-saving medication. (Fox 40) A California biology tutor with a rare, life-threatening disorder said that he is “going to die a slow death” without a life-saving medication that his insurance company stopped covering in July.… Read More »