The situation regarding valsartan containing products that may be effected has been issued by the Medicines Authority Malta
The release is available on http://www.medicinesauthority.gov.mt/news-details?id=FF9F and is being reproduced below
As you know, over the past 48 hours there has been an evolving situation with regards to a number of valsartan containing products.
The following is a list of resources which we feel are useful when guiding patients.
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