Carcinogenic Impurities in Generic Sartans: An Issue of Authorities’ Control or a Problem with Generics?

Antonis S Manolis

Abstract


The recent flood tide of recalls of sartan generics due to carcinogenic impurities has brought to the forefront the issue of the safety and efficacy of generic drugs. Several of these issues are discussed in this editorial. Rhythmos 2019;14(2):23-26.

Keywords


hypertension; sartans; angiotensin receptor blockers; generics; drug excipients; carcinogens; drug recalls

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