Alternative medicine which regulates high blood pressure now in Malta

The medicine Canderstan has just come to Malta. It is an alternative to Valsartan,which is a medicine used to regulate high pressure and cardiovascular problems.

This is to be stocked in all pharmacies.

Pharmacies in Europe have been advised to take Valsartan off the shelves due to the fear that it contains chemicals which cause cancer.

The Medicine Authority said that patients should not stop taking this medicine until further notice.

Newsbook.com.mt talked to sources who said that this same impurity may potentially be in any pills being imported from India.