Valeant Pharmaceuticals is issuing a voluntarily recall of one lot of Virazole® (ribavirin powder for solution), 100 mL, 6g Vial, 4-pack to the user level. Inhalation of a non-sterile product with microbial contamination into the airways could increase the risk of respiratory infection.
Hospira has initiated a voluntary recall of 10 lots, identified below, of MitoXANTRONE (both...
Baxter announced it voluntarily initiated a recall in the United States of two lots of 0.9%...
Aurobindo Pharma Recalls Northstar Label Gabapentin Capsules, USP 300 mg Due to Complaints of Empty CapsulesNovember 24, 2014 3:04 pm | News | Comments
Aurobindo Pharma USA is voluntarily recalling lot GESB14011-A of Gabapentin Capsules, USP 300 mg...
Researchers at Harvard found that two-thirds of dietary supplements that have previously been recalled still contain banned ingredients. Also, smoking may get in the way of recovering alcoholics.
Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safety recalls, a study found. In supplements bought online, researchers detected hidden steroids, similar ingredients to Viagra and Prozac and a weight loss drug linked with heart attacks.
A North Carolina company is recalling nearly 12,000 boxes of pain relief tablets sold at Dollar Tree stores because some cartons contain a different medication that could cause allergic reactions.
Some lots of the product, called Mylan-Nitro Sublingual Spray 0.4 mg Per Metered Dose, are potentially missing the dip tube, a part of the pump component. A missing dip tube could pose a problem with delivery of nitroglycerin to the patient.
Hospira has announced the voluntary recall of certain lots of several products in its LifeCare™ line of flexible intravenous solutions due to the potential for leakage.
The company has not received any reports of product contamination or adverse events to date, but is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution following a recent inspection which identified an issue with sterility assurance.
Baxter International Inc. announced today it is voluntarily recalling one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq per 100mL, product code 2B0826 to the hospital/pharmacy/nurse level. The recall is being initiated due to a labeling error on the shipping cartons in a single lot, which was identified by three customers.
Hospira is initiating a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of Heparin Sodium, 1,000 USP Heparin Units/500 mL (2 USP Heparin Units/mL), in 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 500 mL, NDC 0409-7620-03 Lot 41-046-JT with expiration date of 01NOV 2015. This action is due to one confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit.
Pharmacy Creations has voluntarily recalled four product lots (see below) following testing results conducted by Front Range, Inc., its former independent testing laboratory, that indicated that the product lots may have the potential of not being sterile.
Regeneca Worldwide a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. Las Vegas, NV is expanding the voluntary nationwide recall of its RegeneSlim appetite control dietary supplement to include lot #823230415, lot #EX0616r 15813, Lot # EX0616R15814 and Lot #11414re5516 because FDA analysis confirmed the presence of DMAA.
Amgen Recalls Aranesp Prefilled Syringes in Several Countries Outside of the U.S. Due to the Presence of Visible ParticulatesAugust 14, 2014 9:05 am | News | Comments
Amgen initiated a voluntary recall on June 26, 2014 for nine packaged lots of Aranesp (darbepoetin alfa) (500 mcg) prefilled syringes from non-U.S. distributors, wholesalers and a number of hospital pharmacies due to the potential presence of cellulose and/or polyester particles observed in a small number of syringes during a routine quality examination.
Regeneca Worldwide a division of VivaCeuticals, Inc. Las Vegas, NV is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall of its RegenESlim appetite control dietary supplement from lot # EX0616R15814 and lot #11414RE5516 because FDA analysis confirmed the presence of DMAA.
Cubist Pharmaceuticals today announced it is voluntarily recalling certain lots of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the potential presence of glass particulate matter in vials produced by a contract manufacturer.
BMS Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of COUMADIN® for Injection Due to Presence of Particulate MatterJune 30, 2014 1:40 pm | News | Comments
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is voluntarily recalling six lots of COUMADIN® FOR INJECTION, 5 mg single-use vials in the U.S. This recall is a precautionary measure based on the company’s investigation of visible particulate matter found in a small number of COUMADIN FOR INJECTION unreleased samples.
Doctor’s Best is voluntarily recalling lot 3121005 (7379 bottles) of Red Yeast Rice dietary supplement, 600 mg Capsules, 120-count bottles to the retail level. Red Yeast Rice has been found to contain undeclared lovastatin, a previously approved drug indicated for the treatment of high cholesterol, making this an unapproved new drug.
Alexion Pharmaceuticalstoday announced that it is initiating a voluntary recall of certain lots of Soliris® (eculizumab) 300 mg/30 mL concentrated solution for intravenous infusion that were manufactured using a process component during vial filling identified in the November 2013 recall to the hospital/user level.
Hospira will initiate a voluntary nationwide recall to the user level for one lot of Labetalol Hydrochloride Injection, USP, 100 mg/20 mL (5 mg/mL) 20 mL Multidose Vial, NDC 0409-2267-20, Lot 36-225-DD, Expiration 12/01/2015. The recall is due to a confirmed customer report of embedded particulate within the glass vial and visible particles floating in the solution.
Cubist Pharmaceuticals is voluntarily recalling one lot of CUBICIN® (daptomycin for injection) to the user level due to the presence of particulate matter, reported via customer complaint and identified as glass particles, found in a single vial from this lot, produced by a contract manufacturer.
Hospira announced today that on April 2, 2014, it informed customers of a nationwide recall of seven lots of Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP, to the user level due to a glass defect located on the interior neck of the vial, which was identified during a retain sample inspection where the glass vial contained visible embedded metal particulate. Free-floating metal particulates were also identified in vials upon further analysis
GlaxoSmithKline is recalling the weight loss drug Alli after receiving reports of unknown pills and tablets in the bottles.
Shire is recalling one batch of its Gaucher disease treatment Vpriv because particulate matter was discovered in some vials of the drug.
Pain Free By Nature is recalling "Reumofan Plus" Tablets purchased through their website at www.painfreebynature.com, because they contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients.
The recall is being initiated as a result of complaints of particulate matter, identified as mold, resulting from a leak in the container.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals has announced the voluntary nationwide recall of two lots of Zoledronic Acid Injection due to leaking bags.
Med-Vet International initiated a nationwide recall of 140 boxes of 1/2cc U-40 insulin syringes. The syringes have been found to be labeled with 40 units per 1/2cc syringe and they should be marked with only 20 units per 1/2cc, which potentially could result in lower than prescribed doses of insulin.
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