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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. has recalled multiple drugs this week*. First the firm is recalling sumatriptan succinate tablets in bottles and blister packs after medication samples failed to meet impurity/degradation specifications during routine testing, according to the January 22, 2020, US…
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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. is recalling dozens of lots of testosterone cypionate for injection that were manufactured under conditions similar to a previously rejected lot. The recall was published in the January 22, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.  The…
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Customer reports of discoloration have prompted AuroMedics Pharma to pull more than 100,000 bottles of moxifloxacin ophthalmic solution, according to the January 22, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.  The recall includes moxifloxacin ophthalmic solution 0.5%, 3-mL…
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Citing Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) violations, Wisconsin Pharmacal Company is recalling 44,373 cartons of Yeast Arrest vaginal suppositories manufactured for Vitanica and distributed in Oregon. The recall was included in the January 22, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
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AvKare Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall for nearly 4000 cartons of dutasteride capsules. Among other drugs that were recalled this week*, the January 22, 2020 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report shows that samples of this medication failed to meet impurity specifications…
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By Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday it is seeking special emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to allow U.S. states to use a CDC-developed diagnostic test to detect the new coronavirus from China. Currently…
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By Trisha Roy and Saumya Joseph (Reuters) - Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Thursday were split over the approval of Durect Corp's non-opioid painkiller to manage post-surgical pain. The panel members questioned the drug's effectiveness and raised concerns over the nausea,…
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By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Changes in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) procedures meant to speed approvals for medications may have resulted in less exacting standards, a new analysis suggests. Congressional acts that changed the way the FDA evaluates drugs have led to less…
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Akorn Inc. is recalling more than 4000 boxes of Myorisan (isotretinoin) capsules, 20 mg. According to the January 8, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report, a customer reported a box labeled for 20-mg capsules contained a blister card of 40-mg capsules.  The recall is for…
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall for 2130 bottles of bimatoprost ophthalmic solution 0.03% because samples were out-of-specification for impurities during routine testing. The recall was included in the January 8, 2020, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement…
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