Health Canada - Urgent Public Health needed due Nitrosamine

Just last week Health Canada published the list of drugs for an urgent public health need, where recognized TB treatment medication Priftin (Rifapentine) is listed. Footnote highlights foreign identified risk “Rifapentinehas been identified by the US FDA as one of the drugs that contain nitrosamine impurities”

IDRAC_254327_15-Nov-2021_List of Drugs for an Urgent Public Health Need, Updated on 09-Nov-2021.pdf (104.0 KB)


See FDA Updates and Press Announcements on Nitrosamines in Rifampin and Rifapentine | FDA

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