July 17, 2018
Voluntary Nationwide Pharmacy Recall
Q: What products are affected by the recall?
A: Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc has issued a voluntary recall of valsartan and valsartan HCTZ tablets as a precautionary measure. Due to the notification Sanford Pharmacies have pulled all affected product off of our shelves.
Q: What is valsartan and valsartan HCTZ taken for?
A: This medication is commonly used to treat high blood pressure or hypertension.
Q: Why are the products recalled?
A: The products are recalled due to a trace amount of unexpected impurity
Q: Why is this important to me?
A: Sanford Clinic and pharmacies may need to substitute other medications to treat high blood pressure.
Q: What should I do as a patient?
A: Contact the doctor that prescribed this medication to you and ask about continuing or getting a or a substitute.
Q: Who should I contact if I have questions or concerns?
A: Please contact your doctor or Patient Relations at Sanford.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Sanford Patient Relations between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday:
- Sioux Falls, SD: (605) 333-6546
- Fargo, ND: (701) 234-5876
- Bismarck, ND: (701) 323-1050
- Bemidji, MN: (218) 333-6459
- Aberdeen, SD: (605) 626-4723
- Thief River Falls, MN: (218) 683-2749