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18 Aug 2022 1:17
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    It's recommended people who take the blood pressure medicine Accuretic switch prescriptions when they can

    It's recommended people who take the blood pressure medicine Accuretic switch prescriptions when they can


    The drug has been found to have a contaminant in it, and it's been recalled in other countries.

    Patients who use Accuretic should keep taking it, as it would be dangerous to stop.

    Pharmac Director of Operations Lisa Williams says there's no need for users to be too alarmed.

    She says there's a ready supply of alternatives drugs.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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