Drug Recalls & Alerts
View the latest FDA drug recalls and alerts.
! 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 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|