Health Letter, October 2019
Note: Never stop taking a drug that appears on the product recall list without first talking to your doctor or pharmacist. Most recalls are limited to a single manufacturer and may not be related to the version of a particular drug you are taking. If a recall does relate to the version of the drug you are taking, you should not stop taking the drug until you discuss an alternative treatment with your doctor or pharmacist.
Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole capsules, 25 mg/200 mg, 20 capsules per carton (5 blister cards x 4 unit doses). Distributed by: American Health Packaging.
AVKARE fexofenadine hydrochloride tablets, antihistamine, 180 mg, 500 tablets per bottle.
Bexarotene capsules, 75 mg, 100 capsules per bottle. Manufactured for: Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC.
Carbamazepine extended-release tablets, 400 mg, 30 tablets (3 blister cards x 10 unit doses). Distributed by: American Health Packaging.
Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets, 10 mg/12.5 mg, 100-tablet bottle. Manufactured by for: Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Manufactured by: Lupin Limited.
Macrobid urinary tract antibacterial capsules, 100 mg, 100-count bottle. Manufactured by: Norwich Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Nitrofurantoin monohydrate/macrycrystals capsules, 100 mg, 100-count bottle. Distributed by: Alvogen, Inc.
RELPAX (eletriptan HBr) tablets, 40 mg, 6-count (1 card x 6 tablets) or 12-count (2 cards x 6 tablets) per carton. Made in Ireland. Distributed by: Pfizer Roerig, Division of Pfizer Inc.
Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules; 0.4 mg; 100-, 500- and 1,000-count bottles. Manufactured by: Macleods Pharma USA, Inc.
For more information about the drug recalls listed above, please visit http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/ires/index.cfm.
For a list of recent recalls of consumer products, please visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/.