Lupin Pharmaceuticals recalled a generic version of the diabetes medication Fortamet® due to high levels of a carcinogenic chemical.
Teva Pharmaceuticals and Marksans Pharma Ltd. have recalled the diabetes drug metformin after they tested positive for high levels of a cancer-causing chemical impurity.
Another drug-maker has recalled extended-release metformin due to high levels of a cancer-causing chemical called NDMA.
Apotex Corp. recalled all lots of extended-release metformin (500-mg) after FDA tests found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical.
Tests on some extended-release versions of the diabetes drug metformin found high levels of a cancer-causing chemical impurity called N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), according to the FDA.
A pharmacy is recommending recalls for the diabetes drug metformin after tests found excessive levels of a cancer-causing chemical.