From Valsartan to Ranitidine: The Story of Nitrosamines So Far

Published on:December 2019
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2020; 13(1):1-2
Editorial | doi:10.5530/ijopp.13.1.1

From Valsartan to Ranitidine: The Story of Nitrosamines So Far

Authors and affiliation (s):

Mahvash Iram,

Assistant Editor, ijopp.


Every point in the process of caregiving contains a certain degree of inherent unsafety!

The very idea of patient safety is the prevention of adverse effects to patients associated with health care. While healthcare has become more effective, it has also become more complex with extensive use of new technologies, medicines and treatments.

The expectations of health-system performance are mounting, challenging its readiness to change and adjust to technological development and emerging health threats. 

Nitrosamines are a class of chemical compounds that were first described in the chemical literature over 100 years ago, but not until 1956 did they receive much attention. These are chemical compounds having a nitroso group bonded to an amine. Most nitrosamines are carcinogenic. Read More.....


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