This is the fifth recall for the drug since it was issued to the public.

MyStateline - The recall expansion includes Losartan Potassium Tablets USP and Losartan Potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP.

According to the company, an impurity was detected while testing the medication and is now into the fifth expansion of the initial recall. The impurity is N-Methylnitrosobutyric acid (NMBA)., which has been linked to cancer.

Follow this chart to see if your medication has been recalled.


Patients with any of these medications are urged to stop taking it immediately and to contact their doctor.

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