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Recent Drug and Medicine Alerts

Last Update December 12, 2001

Wyeth Ayerst ESI Lederle Has Recalled Meperidine HCL Injection Dec 12
Reason: Particulates (clear crystals).
Distribution:
Nationwide.

Pfizer Has Recalled Rescriptor 200 mg tablets Dec 12
Reason: Lowered therapeutic effectiveness.
Distribution:
Nationwide.

Leiner Health Products Has Recalled Equate Allergy Medication Decongestant Caplets  Dec 12
Reason: Misbranding; directions for use may lead to a doubling of the dosage.
Distribution:
Nationwide.

ATF Fitness Products Has Recalled BIOPHARM T-Cuts Capsules  Dec 12
Reason: Unapproved new drug.
Distribution:
CA, VA, WV, NM, IN, SC, WA, NC, LA and Canada.

Global Enterprises T3 Pro-Thyroid Technology Recall Update  Dec 12
Reason: Unapproved new drug.
Distribution:
TX.

Integrity Chemicals Tiratricol  Recall Update  Dec 12
Reason: Unapproved new drug.
Distribution:
CA and MN.

Aventis Has Recalled Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride) Tablets Nov 21
Reason:
Mis-labeling - Shipping carton bears incorrect NDC Bar Code.
Distribution: Nationwide.

Solvay Has Recalled Estratest Tablets Nov 21
Reason:
Mis-Labeling -bottles may contain Estratest HS tablets.
Distribution: Nationwide.

Chemrich Holdings Has Recalled CVP Antacid Anti-Gas Liquid with Simethicone Nov 21
Reason:
Batch failure for Total Aerobic Microbial Count specification.
Distribution: TX and CO.

Island Supply Welding Has Recalled Compressed Oxygen Nov 21
Reason:
Including but not limited to improper cleaning, and filling of high pressure cylinders.
Distribution: NE.

Abbott Laboratories Has Recalled Meperidine Hydrochloride Injection Nov 21
Reason:
Mislabeling.
Distribution: Nationwide.

National Pharmpak Services Has Recalled Premarin Tablets  Nov 15
Reason:
Dissolution failure (by manufacturer).
Distribution: Nationwide.

Vintage Pharmaceuticals Has Recalled Cough Suppressant  Nov 15
Reason:
Subpotency.
Distribution: Nationwide and Puerto Rico.

BETCO Has Recalled Antibacterial Hand Cleaner  Nov 15
Reason:
Unapproved dye in products.
Distribution: Nationwide and Japan, British Columbia.

Pfizer Has Recalled Atarax tablets (hydroxyzine HCl)  Nov 15
Reason:
Dissolution failure (12th month stability).
Distribution: Nationwide and Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Bahamas and St. Marten.

Chlor-Trimeton Allergy Has Recalled 8 hour tablets  Nov 15
Reason:
Dissolution Failure at 2 hour test time.
Distribution: Nationwide Puerto Rico.

Thames Pharmacal Has Recalled Fluocinolone Acetonide Topical Solution  Nov 15
Reason:
Subpotency (12 month stability).
Distribution: Nationwide Puerto Rico.

Walgreen Co Has Recalled Lantus Insulin Glargine (rDNA origin) Injection  Nov 15
Reason:
Temperature Abuse-product shipped unrefrigerated by recalling firm.
Distribution: Nationwide.

 

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