Sun Pharma's Diabetes Drug Likely to 'Cause Cancer'; Company Recalls 747 Bottles
According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report, Mumbai-based Pharmaceutical Company, Sun Pharma has recalled 747 bottles of RIOMET ER from the American market. Reportedly, the drug was used for the treatment of diabetes and the FDA has ascertained an increased presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in the drug. N-nitrosodimethylamine is believed to cause cancer, if used in high amounts. FDA has stated that the recall process started on September 23.