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Recall of Products Containing Losartan (Effective 28 March 2019)

RECALL OF PRODUCTS CONTAINING LOSARTAN

28 March 2019 - The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled three brands of high blood pressure medicine which contain losartan – Losartas, Losagen and Hyperten.  Seven other brands of losartan medicine approved in Singapore are not affected by the recall. 

The brand that Alexandra Hospital carries is Losartas, and is affected by the recall.

There is no immediate health risk associated with taking the affected brands of medicine. You are strongly advised to continue taking your medicine until you are informed by the hospital to stop or switch to suitable alternatives.

For more information on the recall, please read this FAQ, as well as this from the HSA, and also from the MOH.

Alternatively, you may visit www.hsa.gov.sg/sartanupdates or www.moh.gov.sg.

Alexandra Hospital patients can call the hospital at 6472 2000, or email AH_Enquiries@nuhs.edu.sg if they have any concerns.