Pfizer Recalls Hypertension Drugs Over Cancer Risks

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Pharma giant, Pfizer has announced the voluntary withdrawal of its hypertensive medication, Accuretic (quinapril HCl/hydrochlorothiazide) and another two generics distributed by Greenstone—(quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide and quinapril HCl/ hydrochlorothiazide) The medications treat hypertension by lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of stroke, myocardial infractions and other cardiovascular events. They have been safely used for over … Read more

Regular Paracetamol Use Can Cause High Blood Pressure – Study

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A new study has linked increase in heart diseases and stroke with regular use of paracetamol for a long time. The researcher advised that patients who are placed on long-term chronic pain treatment with the painkiller should use the lowest effective dose, while also targeting the shortest possible duration of treatment. The large randomised clinical … Read more