Accupril Tabs: Nitrosamine impurity
Health products - Contamination
What to do
See instructions below.
|Accupril Tab 10mg
|QUINAPRIL (QUINAPRIL HYDROCHLORIDE), 10mg
|Accupril Tab 20mg
|QUINAPRIL (QUINAPRIL HYDROCHLORIDE), 20mg
|DT9592, CK6258, CK6259
|Accupril Tab 40mg
|QUINAPRIL (QUINAPRIL HYDROCHLORIDE), 40mg
|DT9591, CM2828, CM2829
Presence of N-Nitroso-quinapril above the acceptable concentration limit in affected lots.
What you should do
- Continue taking your medication unless you have been advised to stop by your health care provider. Not treating your condition may pose a greater health risk.
- Contact your health care provider to discuss other treatment options. There is currently a reduced supply of combination quinapril hydrochloride and hydrochlorothiazide nationally; however, other drug products are available for treating high blood pressure.
- If you have questions about the recall, contact Pfizer Canada ULC at 1-800-463-6001 or www.pfizermedinfo.ca for medical inquiries, and at 1-800-387-4974 for general inquiries.
- Report any health product-related side effects or complaints to Health Canada.
Previous recalls or alerts
Depth of recall: Retailers
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Health product recall
Health products - Drugs
Pfizer Canada ULC.
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