Recall of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

On November 8, 2018, Sandoz Inc. announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide is a drug used to treat high blood pressure.

One maker of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide is recalling this medicine because it may have small amounts of an ingredient which could cause cancer. To date, no harmful side effects have been reported due to this recall. Below is a list of medicines and makers involved in the recall.

Medicine Maker
Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide 100mg/25mg Tablets Sandoz Inc.

What should you do?
Step 1: Look for the medicine and maker’s name on your prescription bottle label.
Step 2: Contact your pharmacy or doctor if you see the medicine and maker listed above. If you can’t find the information on the bottle, contact your pharmacy.
Step 3: Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about your treatment options. Do not stop taking the medicine without talking to your doctor.

We want to make sure you have the information you need to take care of your health. For further information regarding Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide, visit or contact the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) toll free at 1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332).

You can also reach the Horizon NJ Health Pharmacy Help Desk at 1-800-682-9094 x81016.