HSA Recalls 3 Brands of Losartan

28 March 2019 - The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled three brands of high blood pressure medicine which contain losartan – Losartas, Losagen and Hyperten. Seven other brands of losartan medicine approved in Singapore are not affected by the recall.

There is no immediate health risk associated with taking the affected brands of medicine. You are strongly advised to continue taking your medicine until you are informed by the hospital to stop or switch to suitable alternatives.

If your appointment is before 1 July 2019, please keep to your appointment. Our doctors will advise you further, including switching to suitable alternative medicines if appropriate, at the consultation.

If your appointment is on or after 1 July 2019, We will contact you within the next two weeks for further instructions. 

For more details about the recall, please refer to the following FAQs and press releases

If more information is needed, visit www.hsa.gov.sg/sartanupdates or www.moh.gov.sg.

For enquiries, please call 6716 6566 at the following operating hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 1pm

Images of Losartas Tablet (carried by NTFGH, JCH and JMC)