A carcinogen found in popular drugs

In recent years, many popular medications, including drugs for diabetes, hypertension and heartburn, have been found to be contaminated with a carcinogen: nitrosamine. In 2018, Swiss drugmaker Novartis first discovered that its flagship blood pressure drug, valsartan, contained harmful levels of a carcinogen known as nitrosamine. Over the next two years, more than 1,400 product … Read more