Drug Recalls & Alerts

View the latest FDA drug recalls and alerts.

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! DRUG RECALL - 1/12/2017


FDA Drug Recalls

Drug recalls are actions taken by drug manufacturer’s to remove a product from the market. Recalls may be conducted by the manufacturer on their own initiative, by request of the FDA, or mandated by the FDA. Below is a highlight of the most relevant drug recalls.

Drug Recalls
Drug Name Type of Recall Reason for Recall Recalling Firm
Docusate 10 mg/mL oral syringe Voluntary Microbial contamination of non-sterile products; microbial contamination with B. cepacia US Compounding, Inc.
Bupivacaine HCI 0.25% inj. Voluntary Presence of particulate matter: Confirmed customer report for the presence of particulate matter within a single vial. Hospira Inc., A Pfizer Company
Lamotrigine 200 MG orally disintegrating tablets Voluntary Labeling; Label Mixup; box labeled to contain 200 mg blister packs but actually contain 100 mg blister packs Impax Laboratories, Inc.
GlucaGen HypoKit 1 mg/vial Voluntary Defective delivery system: detached needles on the syringe in the kit. Novo Nordisk Inc.
Hyoscyamine sulfate 0.125 mg tablets/SL tablets/orally disintegrating tablets Voluntary Failed Content Uniformity Specifications: resulting in both superpotent and subpotent tablets. Virtus Pharmaceuticals OPCO II L
Lidocaine HCI/sodium bicarbonate 1%/5% 0.5 mL syringe Voluntary Non-Sterility: failed sterility test result. Guardian Pharmacy Services


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