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Sterility concerns due to defective containers have prompted Edge Pharma to voluntarily recall 5850 syringes of Betadine (povidone iodine) ophthalmic solution. The April 28, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report advised that “syringe content migrating past the seal of the…
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Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling three lots of itraconazole capsules. According to the April 21, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report, the product failed to meet dissolution specifications during testing. The recall affects 100-mg itraconazole capsules in…
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Citing microbial contamination of the product, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc is voluntarily recalling 13,834 bottles of Riomet (metformin hydrochloride oral solution), according to the April 21, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.  The recall affects cherry-flavored…
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling three lots of cefprozil for oral suspension because of superpotency, according to the April 21, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.  The recall affects the following products, which were manufactured by Lupin Limited, Mandideep,…
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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc. is recalling 2520 bottles of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets for testing out-of-specification for water content, according to the April 14, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report.  The recall affects 500-count bottles of…
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Apotex Corp is voluntarily recalling 55,620 bottles of guanfacine extended-release tablets, 2 mg, because trace amounts of the schizophrenia drug quetiapine fumarate were found in products from one of the lots. The recall was included in the April 14, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)…
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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling more than 12,000 bottles of telmisartan tablets after a bottle labelled to contain 20-mg tablets was found to contain 40-mg tablets, Alembic Pharmaceuticals Inc announced in a March 24, 2021, statement. The FDA has designated the recall Class I, its most…
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Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling nearly 2000 ZOMA-Jet demonstration kits, citing defective delivery systems in the ZOMA-Jet devices included in the kits. According to the April 7, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report, customers have reported injector pens “breaking…
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Cardinal Health Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of 48 boxes of Tremfya (guselkumab) injection, according to the April 7, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report. The report listed temperature abuse as the reason for the recall. The recall affects Tremfya, 100 mg/mL,…
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Customer reports of product crystallization have prompted a Class I recall of four lots of acyclovir sodium injection. According to the April 7, 2021, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Enforcement Report, the medication was distributed throughout the United States by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA…
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