Medication Recall: Valsartan (Diovan)

This medication is used to treat patients with high blood pressure to help prevent heart attacks and stroke.  It can also be used in patients who have heart failure or a recent heart attack.

Your prescription bottle may have the following names:

  • TEVA-VALSARTAN/HCTZ
  • ACT-VALSARTAN
  • SANIS VALSARTAN
  • PRO DOC LIMITEE VALSARTAN
  • SIVEM PHARMACEUTICAL ULC VALSARTAN

Please call your pharmacist to see whether your medicine is affected.

For more information refer to Health Canada’s bulletin:

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67202a-eng.php