Notice - Drugs containing valsartan being recalled

There has been a recall for certain products containing Valsartan (alone or in combination). Please see the Health Canada notice for the list of specific brands and lots that are being recalled. Please follow the advice outlined in the “What you should do” section on the notice.

If you are an inpatient at St. Michael’s, you are not affected as we do not use the affected brands or lots.

If you receive your prescription from our outpatient pharmacy – St. Michael’s Prescription Care Centre – our staff are in the process of contacting patients who were dispensed the affected lots and will let you know what to do. Read the Health Canada notice for more information or you can contact Health Canada at 613-957-2991 or 1-866-225-0709.